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GREEK 103 A: Introductory Greek

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Summer Term: 
Meeting Time: 
MTWThF 9:30am - 11:40am
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Jonathan Clark

Syllabus Description:

Welcome to the third course in a year-long sequence designed to introduce students to Ancient Greek (Classical and koine).

By the end of the course you will be able to:

-read and translate simple selections from ancient Greek authors and compose simple sentences in Greek.

-understand and explain literary, historical, and cultural context of ancient Greek texts

-analyze and explain ancient Greek grammar and syntax

-analyze and explain ancient Greek’s influence on and connection to other languages and literatures

By the end of the sequence (Greek 101, 102, 103 or Greek 300, Greek 103) you equip yourself to read any Greek author. In our second-year courses (Greek 304, 305, 306, 307) students read selections of Xenophon (306), Plato (307), Homer (307), and biblical texts (304).


Required textbooks:

Anne Groton, From Alpha to Omega (4th ed.)

Anne Groton and James May, 46 Stories in Classical Greek

This class will be held online in synchronous format. It is the 2nd course in a series of 2 continuing on from GREEK 300.

Catalog Description: 
Reading of selections from classical Greek literature. Third in a sequence of three. Prerequisite: GREEK 102 or GREEK 300. Offered: SpS.
GE Requirements: 
Arts and Humanities (A&H)
Last updated: 
April 24, 2024 - 2:05pm