Spring 2014 GREEK 101 001 LEC

Homer
Section: 
001 LEC
Days and Time: 
TuTh 2-330P
Room: 
87 DWINELLE
Units: 
4
Instructor: 
MASTRONARDE, D J
Final: 
2: MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014 1130-230P
Enrollment: 
Limit:25 Enrolled:10 Waitlist:0 Avail Seats:15 [on Oct 2, 2014]
Note: 
Fulfills the L&S breadth requirement in Arts and Literature. This course provides an introduction to the reading of Homeric epic for students who have completed elementary Greek. This term we will be studying the Odyssey. The course will include an introduction to the dialect features of Homeric Greek vocabulary and grammar, an introduction to scansion of Homerica verse, reading in Greek of approximately three books of the poem (from the Odyssey chapters 17-20) and study of the entire poem in English and of various topics related to Homeric epic.
Additional Notes: 

Assigned work will include regular class recitation, homework exercises, a short paper, at least one mid-term, and a final examination.

Texts: 
Title Author/Editor Publisher ISBN # Edition/Year Required?
Odyssey Books XVII and XVIII Homer (ed. d. Steiner) Cambridge University Press 978-0521677110 2010 Yes
Odyssey Books XIX and XX Homer (ed. R. Rutherford) Cambridge University Press 978-0521347600 1992 Yes
The Odyssey of Homer Homer (trans. R. Lattimore) University of Chicago Press 978-0061244186 2007 No, recommended
Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition Cunliffe, Richard J. University of Oklahoma Press 978-0806143088 2012 No, recommended

 

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