Days and Time:
MASTRONARDE, D J
2: MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014 1130-230P
Limit:25 Enrolled:10 Waitlist:0 Avail Seats:15 [on Oct 2, 2014]
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.
Assigned work will include regular class recitation, homework exercises, a short paper, at least one mid-term, and a final examination.
|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|