Summer 2021

CLST 04: Classical Mythology   An introduction to Greek myths and their use and transformation in ancient Greek and Latin literature. Lectures will regularly incorporate material culture, history, and contemporary scholarship to contextualize the readings. We will also examine how these myths shape and express identities in both ancient and modern settings. TMV, CI - Ulrich - BL

CLST 12.02 Greek and Roman Engineering and Technology  This special topics course offers an introduction to the most important machines and processes of Greek and Roman technology. Emphasis will be on the practical implications and applications of ancient technologies and engineering. Within the broad range of technologies surveyed, students will focus on specific case studies to provide deeper analysis and understanding of individual topics. Reading will be based on a textbook and selected chapters and articles from secondary sources. Greek and Roman writers will also be read in translation. TAS, W. Ulrich. D

GRK 30.08 History and Structure of the Greek Language  (LING 11.15) This course focuses on the grammar, pronunciation, and writing of ancient Greek, starting from its origin in Proto-Indo-European (c. 4000 BC), proceeding through Homer to classical Attic (1st millennium BC), and ending with the post-classical era. Through analysis of language data and reading of selected ancient texts, students will gain a greater mastery of synchronic language patterns, and also will understand the diachronic origins of those patterns. QDS, W. Pulju

LAT 30.08 History and Structure of the Latin Language  (= LING 11.14) This course focuses on the grammar, pronunciation, and writing of Latin, starting from its origin in Proto-Indo-European (c. 4000 BC), proceeding through early Latin into the classical period (1st cent. BC to 1st cent. AD), and ending with the post-classical era. Through analysis of language data and reading of selected ancient texts, students will gain a greater mastery of synchronic language patterns, and also will understand the diachronic origins of those patterns. QDS, W.  Pulju