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100. The Classical World of Greece and Rome (3)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: One GE Foundation course.
Introduction to the literature, language and culture of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Use of primary sources, such as drama, epic, inscriptions, and the visual arts to explore issues of gender, mythology, theater, combat and sports, slavery and family.

101. Greek Mythology (3)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: One GE Foundation course.
A survey of the major Greek myths, sagas and tales of gods and heroes, and their influence on later eras, particularly ancient Rome.
Not open for credit to students with credit in CLSC 191.

110. Classical Archaeology (3)

Prerequisites/Corequisite: One GE Foundation course.
Introduction to the study of the material culture of Greece, Etruria and Rome from the Minoans to Constantine. Covers history of archaeology, chronology and dating systems and analytical methods of material culture including urban planning, construction techniques, and architecture.

130. Women in the Classical World (3)

Prerequisite/Corequisite: One GE Foundation course.
A survey of the roles and status of women in ancient Greece, Rome and Etruria through literature by and about women and other ancient source material.
Not open for credit to students with credit in CLSC 135.

201. Ancient Greek Literature (3)

Prerequisite: GE Foundation requirements.
A survey of the literature of ancient Greece in translation from Homer and Hesiod to Lucian and the novelists (c. 700 BC to AD 400).

202. Latin Literature (3)

Prerequisite: GE Foundation requirements.
A survey of the literature of the ancient Romans in translation, focusing on major authors from Plautus to Augustine (200 BC to AD 450).

210. Roman Myth and Legend (3)

Prerequisite: One GE Foundation course.
A survey from literature and artifacts of the major Roman myths and legends of heroes and gods focusing on their impact and influence on Rome's development and identity as well as that on subsequent cultures.


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