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GRK 104 Elementary Ancient Greek (5).The essentials of ancient Greek grammar, with readings.  For the honors version, please see GRK 105.

GRK 105 Elementary Ancient Greek, Honors (5).The essentials of ancient Greek grammar, with readings. Prerequisite: Membership in the University Honors Program or permission of instructor.  For the non-honors version, please see GRK 104.

GRK 108 Ancient Greek Readings and Grammar (5).A continuation of Grk 104, with extensive readings from one or more classical authors. Prerequisite:GRK 104

GRK 301 Philosophy and Oratory (3).Systematic grammar review in conjunction with readings selected from Plato, Aristotle and the Attic orators, with attention to issues of interpretation and social and cultural history. Prerequisite:GRK 108

GRK 302 Drama and Lyric Poetry (3).Systematic grammar review in conjunction with readings selected from Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and the lyric poets, with attention to issues of literary interpretation and cultural history. Prerequisite:GRK 108

GRK 303 Greek Narrative Prose (3).Systematic grammar review in conjunction with readings selected from the historians Herodotus, Thucydides, and Xenophon, as well as from the Greek novels and the New Testament. Attention will be given to issues of interpretation and cultural history. Prerequisite:GRK 108

GRK 310 Homer's Odyssey (3).Selections from Homer's Odyssey, with attention to issues of literary translation and interpretation, performance, and social and cultural history. Prerequisite: GRK 301, or GRK 302, or GRK 303

GRK 312 Homer's Iliad (3).Selections from Homer's Iliad, with attention to issues of literary translation and interpretation, performance, and social and cultural history. Prerequisite:GRK 301, or GRK 302, or GRK 303

GRK 375 Readings in: _____ (1-3).Readings in classical Greek texts. May be repeated for up to 12 hours. Prerequisite:GRK 108 or the equivalent. 

GRK 496 Honors Essay in Greek (3).Individual directed research and preparation of an essay on a topic in Greek literature or language. Prerequisite: Eligibility for departmental honors and consent of essay adviser. 

GRK 508 Early Greek Philosophy (3).A study of the doctrines of Greek philosophy before Plato. Emphasis on the Pre-Socratic philosophers with some attention paid to the Sophists and the Hippocratic Corpus. (Same as PHIL 508.) Prerequisite: PHIL 288, orGRK 301, or GRK 302, or GRK 303, and either GRK 310, or GRK 312, or permission of instructor. 

GRK 701 Archaic Poetry (3). Close reading of texts from Homer to the Hellenistic poets. 

GRK 702 Drama (3) Close reading of texts from Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, and Aristophanes. 

GRK 703 History and Oratory (3) Close reading of texts from Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, and Attic Orators. 

GRK 704 Philosophy (3) Close reading of texts from the Pre-Socratics, Plato, and Aristotle. 

GRK 705 Readings in Classical Greek (3). Extensive reading in a variety of Greek authors. 

GRK 790 Practicum in the Teaching of Greek (0.5-1). Required of all assistant instructors and teaching assistants in the teaching of Greek. May be repeated up to three semester hours credit in total. 

GRK 798 Studies in: _____ (1-15). Selected reading for qualified students who desire special work on a flexible basis. May be repeated for credit, the maximum being fifteen hours. Prerequisite: Undergraduate proficiency in Greek or equivalent. 

GRK 899 Thesis (1-6)

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