Greek Course Catalog

1101 Elementary Ancient Greek I (U 5)

Introduction to the language of the ancient Greek authors and the New Testament. Not open to students with 3 or more years of study in this language in high school, except by permission of department. Au Sem. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 102. This course is available for EM credit. FL Admis Cond course.
GE Foreign Language

1102 Intermediate Ancient Greek I (U 5)

Intermediate Ancient Greek I. Sp Sem. Prereq: 1101. Not open to students with credit for 103. This course is available for EM credit. FL Admis Cond course.
GE Foreign Language

1103 Intermediate Ancient Greek II (U 3)

Intermediate Ancient Greek II.Prereq: 1102 or equiv, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 104. This course is available for EM credit.
GE Foreign Language

2101 Attic Prose (U 3)

Readings in Attic prose authors such as Plato, Xenophon or Lysias. Prereq: 1103 or equiv, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 221.

2102 Homer (U 3)

Selected readings from the Iliad or Odyssey. Prereq: 1103 or equiv, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 223.

2103 The Greek Historians (U 3)

Readings from Herodotus, Thucydides or Xenophon.  Prereq: 1103 or equiv, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 224.

2104 Greek Tragedy (U 3)
Readings from the tragedies of Sophocles or Euripides. Prereq: 1103 or equiv, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 222 and 225.

2110 The Greek New Testament (U 3)
Studies the language of the Greek New Testament through selected reading passages. Prereq: 1103 or equiv, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 210.

2193 Individual Studies (U 1-9)

Intermediate readings in Greek literature.  Prereq: 1103 or equiv, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 36 cr hrs or 12 completions. This course is graded S/U.

4998 Research (U 1-3)
A program of study arranged for each student. Prereq: Sr standing, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U.

4998H Honors Research (U 1-3)

A program of study arranged for each student. Prereq: Honors standing, and Sr standing, and permission of instructor.  Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U.

4999 Thesis Research (U 1-6)
A program of study leading to the writing of a thesis and an oral defense that will integrate the experience of earlier courses in Greek. Prereq: Jr sanding or above, and Enrolling in Classics Major; or permission of instructor or department. Repeatable to a maximum of 18 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U.

4999H Honors Thesis Research (U 1-6)
A program of study leading to the writing of a thesis and an oral defense that will integrate the experience of earlier courses in Greek. Prereq: Honors standing, Jr sanding or above, and Enrolling in Classics Major; or permission of instructor or department. Repeatable to a maximum of 18 cr hrs or 3 completions. This course is graded S/U.

5011 Greek Epic (U/G 3)

Readings from Greek epic poets such as Homer, Hesiod, or Apollonius of Rhodes.  Prereq: Two courses at the 200 level, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 607.

5012 Greek Hymn, Iambos, and Elegy (U/G 3)

Readings from the works of archaic Greek poets such as Archilochus, Sappho, or Pindar, and from the Homeric Hymns.  Prereq: Two courses at the 2000 level, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 611.
 

5013 Greek Historians (U/G 3)

Comparative readings from Greek historians such as Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon and Plutarch. Prereq: Two courses at 2000 level, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 604.

5014 Greek Drama (U/G 3)

Readings in Greek drama, from tragedies of Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides, and comedies of Aristophanes and Menander.  Prereq: Two courses at 2000 level, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor.

5015 Greek Oratory and Rhetorical Theory (U/G 3)

Readings from Greek orators such as Lysias, Isocrates, Demosthenes, and Aeschines. Prereq: Two courses at 2000 level, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 608.

5016 Readings in Greek Philosophy (U/G 3)

Readings from Greek philosophers, such as Plato or Aristotle, or arranged according a common topic, such as Presocratic philosophy or ethics.  Prereq: Two courses at 200 level, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 609.

5017 Later Greek Prose (U/G 3)

Readings in late antique and Byzantine Greek prose authors. Prereq: Two courses at 2000 level, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor.

5030 Special Topics in Greek Literature (U/G 3-9)

Study of a topic in Greek literature, with extensive original readings. Prereq: Four courses more advanced than 1103, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 18 cr hrs or 6 completions.

5193 Individual Studies (U/G 1-9)

A program of study arranged for each student, with specific passages for reading and topics from Greek literature, culture or religion for investigation.  Prereq: Two courses at 2000 level, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 36 cr hrs or 12 completions. This course is graded S/U.

5194 Group Studies (U/G 1-9)

A program of study arranged for a small group of students, with specific passages for reading and topics from Greek literature, culture or religion for investigation.  Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 36 cr hrs or 12 completions. This course is graded S/U.

5797 Study at a Foreign Institution (U/G 3-9)

Study at a foreign institution for which the student receives credit from OSU.  Prereq: Permission of department chairperson. Repeatable to a maximum of 27 cr hrs or 9 completions. This course is progress graded.

5890 Intensive Greek Workshop (U/G 12)

Intensive Greek workshop offered during the 12 Week Summer (May + Summer) introducing grammar and vocabulary up to reading competence of ancient Greek authors, covering the material offered in Greek 1101-1103 and covering the study of authors at the 2000 level. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 1101, 1102, or 1103. GE Foreign Language

6891 Greek Survey: Prose (G 5)

Survey of Greek prose literature from its beginning to late antiquity focusing on language competence and literary history. Offered Autumn Semester in alternation with Latin 6891. Au Sem. Prereq: Two courses at 2000 level, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 701.

6892 Greek Survey: Poetry (G 5)

Survey of Greek Poetry from Homer to late antiquity focusing on language competence and literary history. Offered Spring Semester in alternation with Latin 6892.  Sp Sem. Prereq: Two courses at 2000 level, or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 702.

6893 Greek Prose Composition (G 3)

A course on writing Greek prose. Prereq: Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 802.

7193 Individual Studies (G 1-9)

Assigned reading of Greek authors or topics of Greek culture to help with language requirements or to prepare for exams.Au, Sp, Su Sems. Repeatable to a maximum of 36 cr hrs or 12 completions. This course is graded S/U.

7890 Graduate Seminar on Greek Literature and Culture (G 1-3)

Graduate research seminar on topics in the study of Greek literature, culture or religion.Prereq: Grad standing. Repeatable to a maximum of 30 cr hrs or 15 completions.

7891 Graduate Seminar on Greek Linguistics (G 1-3)

Graduate research seminar on Greek linguistics. Prereq: Grad standing. Repeatable to a maximum of 30 cr hrs or 15 completions.

8999 Dissertation Research (G 1-9)

Readings and discussions connected with the writing of a dissertation on a topic of Greek literature and culture. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 36 cr hrs or 12 completions. This course is graded S/U.

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