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Minor Concentration Classics (18 credits)

Offered by: History and Classical Studies     Degree: Bachelor of Arts and Science

Program Requirements

Two separate streams allow students to put emphasis either on the ancient languages or on the culture of the ancient Mediterranean.

This program may be expanded to the Major Concentration Classics.

Complementary Courses (18 credits)

Students select one of the following two streams of study:
- Classical Language Stream
- Classical Studies Stream

Classical Language Stream
18 credits taken from the five thematic areas of Classics: Classical Languages, Classical Literature, Ancient History, Philosophy and Religion, Modern Greek with the specifications described below. For course choices, see the course lists provided for each area.

12 credits minimum in Classical Languages

a minimum of 3 credits at the 300 level or higher of CLAS courses;

a maximum of 12 credits of 200-level courses.

Classical Studies Stream
18 credits taken from the five thematic areas of Classics: Classical Languages, Classical Literature, Ancient History, Philosophy and Religion, Modern Greek with the specifications described below. For course choices, see the course lists provided for each area.

6 credits minimum in Classical Languages

a minimum of 6 credits in one of the following areas:
- Classical Literature
- Ancient History
- Philosophy and Religion
- Modern Greek

a minimum of 3 credits of 300-level or higher CLAS courses

a maximum of 12 credits of 200-level courses.

Note: The same course may not count toward more than one thematic area requirement.

Classical Languages - Latin

  • CLAS 210 Introductory Latin 1 (6 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A course for beginners.

    Terms: Summer 2014, Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Martin Sirois (Summer) Martin Sirois, Margaret Palczynski (Fall) Martin Sirois, Margaret Palczynski (Winter)

  • CLAS 210D1 Introductory Latin 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A course for beginners.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Martin Sirois, Margaret Palczynski (Fall)

    • Students must register for both CLAS 210D1 and CLAS 210D2
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both CLAS 210D1 and CLAS 210D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • CLAS 210D1 and CLAS 210D2 together are equivalent to CLAS 210
  • CLAS 210D2 Introductory Latin 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : See CLAS 210D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Martin Sirois, Margaret Palczynski (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 210D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both CLAS 210D1 and CLAS 210D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • CLAS 210D1 and CLAS 210D2 together are equivalent to CLAS 210
  • CLAS 310 Reading Latin (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Morphology, syntax, and vocabulary of the language.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Charles Gladhill (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 210 or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 312 Intermediate Latin: Poetry (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of selected poetry in Latin. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Martin Sirois (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 210 or CLAS 211 or CLAS 212 or permission of the Department
  • CLAS 314 Intermediate Latin: Historians (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Review of the work of selected historians in Latin. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 210 or CLAS 211 or CLAS 212 or permission of the Department
  • CLAS 315 Intermediate Latin: Selections (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of selected works in Latin. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 210 or CLAS 211 or CLAS 212 or permission of the Department
  • CLAS 411 Advanced Latin: Epic (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Roman Epic Poetry in the original Latin.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: 9 credits of Intermediate Latin or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 412 Advanced Latin: Lyric (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Roman Lyric Poetry in the original Latin.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: 9 credits of Intermediate Latin or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 413 Advanced Latin: Satire (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Roman Satire Poetry in the original Latin.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Latin or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 414 Advanced Latin: History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Roman History Prose in the original Latin.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Latin or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 415 Advanced Latin: Oratory (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Roman Oratory Prose in the original Latin.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Latin or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 416 Advanced Latin: Philosophy (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Roman Philosophy Prose in the original Latin.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Latin or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 418 Advanced Latin: Special Topics (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Themes in Roman literature, culture, and history.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Charles Gladhill (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: 6 credits of intermediate Latin or permission of the instructor
    • Note: All ancient texts will be read in the original
  • CLAS 515D1 Latin Authors and Texts (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Completion of a Reading List in Latin, with Faculty supervision, to be tested by written examination.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): 9 credits in Intermediate Latin or equivalent
    • Restriction: Honours and Graduate students
    • Students must register for both CLAS 515D1 and CLAS 515D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both CLAS 515D1 and CLAS 515D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • CLAS 515D2 Latin Authors and Texts (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : See CLAS 515D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Charles Gladhill (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 515D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both CLAS 515D1 and CLAS 515D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

Classical Languages - Ancient Greek

  • CLAS 220D1 Introductory Ancient Greek (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A course for beginners.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Margaret Palczynski (Fall)

    • Students must register for both CLAS 220D1 and CLAS 220D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both CLAS 220D1 and CLAS 220D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • CLAS 220D2 Introductory Ancient Greek (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : See CLAS 220D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Margaret Palczynski (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 220D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both CLAS 220D1 and CLAS 220D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • CLAS 320 Reading Ancient Greek (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Exhaustive review of basic grammar. Further development of vocabulary, syntax, and style through close readings of selected texts focusing on classical Attic prose.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Lynn Kozak (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 220 or permission of instructor, minimum grade for prerequisite is B+
  • CLAS 321 Intermediate Greek: Plato/Xenophon (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of selected works by Plato and Xenophon in Greek. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Margaret Palczynski (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 220 or permission of the instructor
  • CLAS 322 Intermediate Greek: Orators (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of the work of selected orators in Greek. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 220 or permission of the instructor
  • CLAS 323 Intermediate Greek: Homer (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of selected works by Homer in Greek. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 220 or permission of the instructor
    • Selections
  • CLAS 324 Intermediate Greek: Poetry (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of selected poetry in Greek. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 220 or permission of the instructor
  • CLAS 421 Advanced Ancient Greek: Epic (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Greek Epic Poetry in the original Ancient Greek.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Ancient Greek or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 422 Advanced Ancient Greek: Lyric (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Greek Lyric Poetry in the original Ancient Greek.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Ancient Greek or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 423 Advanced Ancient Greek: Drama (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Greek Drama Poetry in the original Ancient Greek.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Lynn Kozak (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Ancient Greek or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 424 Advanced Greek: History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Greek History Prose in the original Ancient Greek.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: 9 credits of Intermediate Ancient Greek or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 426 Advanced Greek: Philosophy (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Greek Philosophy Prose in the original Ancient Greek.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Ancient Greek or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 427 Advanced Ancient Greek: Documents (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A reading of ancient Greek epigraphical (inscriptional) or papyrological sources. Textual criticism and interpretation of selected literary and non-literary ancient Greek texts and documents written on stone, metal, terracotta, wood, bone, or papyrus.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 6 credits of intermediate Latin or permission of the instructor, minimum grade for prerequisite is B+.
  • CLAS 428 Advanced Ancient Greek: Special Topics (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Themes in ancient Greek literature, culture, and history.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Martin Sirois (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: 6 credits of intermediate Latin or permission of the instructor, minimum grade for prerequisite is B+
    • Note: All ancient texts will be read in the original
  • CLAS 525D1 Ancient Greek Authors & Texts (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Completion of a Reading List in Greek, with Faculty supervision, to be tested by written examination.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): 9 credits in Intermediate Greek or equivalent
    • Restriction: Honours and Graduate students
    • Students must register for both CLAS 525D1 and CLAS 525D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both CLAS 525D1 and CLAS 525D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • CLAS 525D2 Ancient Greek Authors & Texts (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : See CLAS 525D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Lynn Kozak (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 525D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both CLAS 525D1 and CLAS 525D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

Classical Literature - Classics (CLAS)

  • CLAS 200 Introduction to Ancient Greek Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Survey of ancient Greek literature in translation from Homer to Second Sophistic, covering the key genres and texts of the Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Imperial eras. The material to be discussed includes Archaic epic, lyric and elegy; Classical tragedy, comedy and historiography; Hellenistic poetry, and literature of the Roman Imperial period.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • CLAS 203 Greek Mythology (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A survey of the myths and legends of Ancient Greece.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Margaret Palczynski (Fall) John Serrati (Summer)

  • CLAS 208 Introduction to Roman Literature (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Survey of Roman literature in translation from Plautus to Augustine, covering the key genres and texts of the Republican and Imperial eras.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Charles Gladhill (Winter)

  • CLAS 300 Greek Drama and the Theatre (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of the Greek dramatists, both tragic and comic, in the light of their plays, with special emphasis on the theatrical techniques of the authors and the means of production in the Greek theatre.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • CLAS 309 The Greek and Roman Novel (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of the ancient novel, including Petronius, The Satyricon, Apuleius, The Golden Ass and Longus, Daphnis and Chloe.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • CLAS 312 Intermediate Latin: Poetry (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of selected poetry in Latin. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Martin Sirois (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 210 or CLAS 211 or CLAS 212 or permission of the Department
  • CLAS 314 Intermediate Latin: Historians (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Review of the work of selected historians in Latin. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 210 or CLAS 211 or CLAS 212 or permission of the Department
  • CLAS 315 Intermediate Latin: Selections (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of selected works in Latin. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 210 or CLAS 211 or CLAS 212 or permission of the Department
  • CLAS 320 Reading Ancient Greek (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Exhaustive review of basic grammar. Further development of vocabulary, syntax, and style through close readings of selected texts focusing on classical Attic prose.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Lynn Kozak (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 220 or permission of instructor, minimum grade for prerequisite is B+
  • CLAS 321 Intermediate Greek: Plato/Xenophon (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of selected works by Plato and Xenophon in Greek. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Margaret Palczynski (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 220 or permission of the instructor
  • CLAS 322 Intermediate Greek: Orators (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of the work of selected orators in Greek. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 220 or permission of the instructor
  • CLAS 323 Intermediate Greek: Homer (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of selected works by Homer in Greek. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 220 or permission of the instructor
    • Selections
  • CLAS 324 Intermediate Greek: Poetry (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of selected poetry in Greek. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 220 or permission of the instructor
  • CLAS 370 Gender in the Ancient World (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : An exploration of gender roles in the Ancient Mediterranean world.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • CLAS 380 Ancient Greek Religion (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Focuses on the history of Greek religion in the Classical Period. Particular attention will be paid to the Greek concept of divinity, local pantheons, civic festival calendars, the topography of myth and ritual, ideas concerning the afterlife, mystery cults, oracles and games and the literary representations of religion.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 203 or HIST 205 or permission of instructor.
  • CLAS 411 Advanced Latin: Epic (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Roman Epic Poetry in the original Latin.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: 9 credits of Intermediate Latin or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 412 Advanced Latin: Lyric (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Roman Lyric Poetry in the original Latin.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: 9 credits of Intermediate Latin or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 413 Advanced Latin: Satire (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Roman Satire Poetry in the original Latin.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Latin or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 414 Advanced Latin: History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Roman History Prose in the original Latin.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Latin or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 415 Advanced Latin: Oratory (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Roman Oratory Prose in the original Latin.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Latin or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 416 Advanced Latin: Philosophy (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Roman Philosophy Prose in the original Latin.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Latin or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 418 Advanced Latin: Special Topics (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Themes in Roman literature, culture, and history.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Charles Gladhill (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: 6 credits of intermediate Latin or permission of the instructor
    • Note: All ancient texts will be read in the original
  • CLAS 421 Advanced Ancient Greek: Epic (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Greek Epic Poetry in the original Ancient Greek.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Ancient Greek or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 422 Advanced Ancient Greek: Lyric (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Greek Lyric Poetry in the original Ancient Greek.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Ancient Greek or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 423 Advanced Ancient Greek: Drama (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Greek Drama Poetry in the original Ancient Greek.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Lynn Kozak (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Ancient Greek or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 424 Advanced Greek: History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Greek History Prose in the original Ancient Greek.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: 9 credits of Intermediate Ancient Greek or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 426 Advanced Greek: Philosophy (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Greek Philosophy Prose in the original Ancient Greek.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Ancient Greek or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 428 Advanced Ancient Greek: Special Topics (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Themes in ancient Greek literature, culture, and history.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Martin Sirois (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: 6 credits of intermediate Latin or permission of the instructor, minimum grade for prerequisite is B+
    • Note: All ancient texts will be read in the original
  • CLAS 490 Greek and Roman Historiography (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Seminar on the works of the Greek and Roman historians (in translation) who founded a new literary genre for the exploration of past and present events; interpretation of their approaches towards history and theories for their study.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Hans Beck (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: 3 credits in Classics at the 300 level or up or permission of instructor.
  • CLAS 515D1 Latin Authors and Texts (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Completion of a Reading List in Latin, with Faculty supervision, to be tested by written examination.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): 9 credits in Intermediate Latin or equivalent
    • Restriction: Honours and Graduate students
    • Students must register for both CLAS 515D1 and CLAS 515D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both CLAS 515D1 and CLAS 515D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • CLAS 515D2 Latin Authors and Texts (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : See CLAS 515D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Charles Gladhill (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 515D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both CLAS 515D1 and CLAS 515D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • CLAS 525D1 Ancient Greek Authors & Texts (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Completion of a Reading List in Greek, with Faculty supervision, to be tested by written examination.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): 9 credits in Intermediate Greek or equivalent
    • Restriction: Honours and Graduate students
    • Students must register for both CLAS 525D1 and CLAS 525D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both CLAS 525D1 and CLAS 525D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • CLAS 525D2 Ancient Greek Authors & Texts (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : See CLAS 525D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Lynn Kozak (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 525D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both CLAS 525D1 and CLAS 525D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

Classical Literature - Other Departments

Classical literature courses are also taught under the subject codes of English (ENGL), French (FREN), and Philosophy (PHIL).

Ancient History - All Departments

Ancient History courses are taught under several subject codes including: Anthropology (ANTH), Art History (ARTH), Classics (CLAS), History (HIST), and Religious Studies (RELG).

  • ANTH 335 Ancient Egyptian Civilization (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : A study of changing ecological, economic, social, political, and religious factors influencing the development of ancient Egyptian civilization from prehistoric times to the early Christian era. The unique characteristics of Egyptian civilization are compared to the structural features common to all early civilizations.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: ANTH 201, or ANTH 202, or permission of instructor
  • ARTH 209 Introduction to Ancient Art and Architecture (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Art History : Survey of ancient art and architecture: pre-historic Europe, ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. Focus is on issues of political power, gender, sexuality, race, the formation of individual and group identities, and the relation between the body and social space.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Cecily Hilsdale (Winter)

  • CLAS 203 Greek Mythology (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A survey of the myths and legends of Ancient Greece.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Margaret Palczynski (Fall) John Serrati (Summer)

  • CLAS 314 Intermediate Latin: Historians (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Review of the work of selected historians in Latin. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 210 or CLAS 211 or CLAS 212 or permission of the Department
  • CLAS 323 Intermediate Greek: Homer (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of selected works by Homer in Greek. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 220 or permission of the instructor
    • Selections
  • CLAS 380 Ancient Greek Religion (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Focuses on the history of Greek religion in the Classical Period. Particular attention will be paid to the Greek concept of divinity, local pantheons, civic festival calendars, the topography of myth and ritual, ideas concerning the afterlife, mystery cults, oracles and games and the literary representations of religion.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 203 or HIST 205 or permission of instructor.
  • CLAS 404 Classical Tradition (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Examines the evolution of Classical Antiquity's social and cultural status from the 17th c. to the present day. Particular consideration is given to the processes of the ongoing professionalization of history and archeology as academic disciplines, the emergence of new political usages of the past, the transformation of cultural practices from the Grand Tour to the modern museum and tourism.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Anastassios Anastassiadis (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 202 or related courses or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 414 Advanced Latin: History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Roman History Prose in the original Latin.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Latin or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 424 Advanced Greek: History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Greek History Prose in the original Ancient Greek.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: 9 credits of Intermediate Ancient Greek or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 427 Advanced Ancient Greek: Documents (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A reading of ancient Greek epigraphical (inscriptional) or papyrological sources. Textual criticism and interpretation of selected literary and non-literary ancient Greek texts and documents written on stone, metal, terracotta, wood, bone, or papyrus.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 6 credits of intermediate Latin or permission of the instructor, minimum grade for prerequisite is B+.
  • CLAS 490 Greek and Roman Historiography (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Seminar on the works of the Greek and Roman historians (in translation) who founded a new literary genre for the exploration of past and present events; interpretation of their approaches towards history and theories for their study.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Hans Beck (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: 3 credits in Classics at the 300 level or up or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 205 Ancient Mediterranean History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A survey of Mediterranean history from the Bronze Age until the 6th century AD, focusing on Greek and Roman civilization.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: John Serrati (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 209 prior to September 2006.
  • HIST 231 Archaeology of the Ancient World (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A survey of the history of classical archaeology in the Graeco-Roman Mediterranean through the study of material evidence and literary texts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • HIST 305 Ancient Mediterranean Warfare (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Comparative study of ancient military history, warfare and imperial strategies.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: John Serrati (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 205 or HIST 231 or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 323 History and Sexuality 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Antiquity to Early Modern Europe. The cultural meanings and social institutions that create the historical context for sexual behaviours. Possible topics include: Greek homosocial and homosexual culture; sex and citizenship; wives and concubines in the ancient world; Christianity and aestheticism; misogyny and gender in Medieval Europe; adultery and lineage.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Nancy F Partner (Fall)

  • HIST 368 Greek History: Classical Period (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The Classical period of Greek history, from the end of the Persian wars to the death of Alexandra the Great (479-323 BC).

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Hans Beck (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 205 or HIST 231 or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 369 Greek History: Early Greece (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Historical study of the period from the Mycenean Age to the end of the Archaic Age.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 205 or HIST 231 or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 375 Roman History: Early Empire (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The history of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Marcus Aurelius.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Michael Fronda (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 205 or HIST 231 or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 376 Roman History: Later Empire (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The history of the Roman Empire from Marcus Aurelius to Justinian.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 205 or HIST 231 or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 379 Greek History: Hellenistic Period (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The Hellenistic Greek world from Alexander the Great to the period of the Roman conquest.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 205 or HIST 231 or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 391 Roman History: Republic (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : History of the Roman Republic from its foundation through the death of Julius Caesar.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 205 or HIST 231 or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-451
  • HIST 400 Ancient Greece, Rome and China (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A comparative analysis of the political cultures of ancient Greece, Rome and China, c. 500 BCE to 500 CE, exploring societal distinctions through topics such as the role of historical traditions, power configurations, public oratory, elite representation, funerary rites and political spaces.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ARLE 101 or HIST 205 or HIST 208 or permission of instructor
  • HIST 407 Topics in Ancient History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An in-depth look at various topics in ancient history.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Michael Fronda (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: 3 credits in Ancient history at the 300-level or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to Honours students in History.
  • HIST 449 Medicine in the Ancient World (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The evolution of ideas about the human body, disease, and therapeutics, and the diverse practices of medicine in Graeco-Roman antiquity (ca 800BC - ca 600CE), with particular attention given to their social, political, cultural and religious context.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 349 or an introductory course in Ancient Greek or Roman history
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 452 and HIST 453
  • HIST 450 Ancient History Methods (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Different methods and strategies employed by Ancient historians, including numismatics, epigraphy, and papyrology.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 3 credits at the 300-level in Ancient history or permission of the instructor.
  • HIST 451 The Ancient Mediterranean City (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Advanced study of ancient Mediterranean city-states, focusing on their urban setting and political, social, economic, and cultural institutions.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Hans Beck (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: 3 credits at the 300-level in Ancient history or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 550 Ancient History: Seminar (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Topics in ancient Mediterranean History, focusing on Greek and/or Roman society.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): 6 credits at the 300 or 400 level in Ancient history or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Honours students or advanced undergraduates who have permission of the instructor. Also open to graduate students.
  • HIST 551 Ancient History: Research (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Research paper on a theme in ancient Mediterranean history.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: HIST 550
    • Restriction: Honours students or advanced undergraduates who have permission of the instructor. Also open to graduate students.
  • RELG 326 Ancient Christian Church AD54 - AD604 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Significant persons and events from Nero's reign to the papacy of Gregory I. Attention to major Christian centres within the Roman Empire before Constantine, to the development of the Eastern Byzantine Church, and to the growth of the papacy in the West. Leading Christian theologians and thinkers will be studied.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Ian H Henderson (Winter)

Philosophy and Religion

Philosophy and Religion courses are taught under several subject codes including: Classics (CLAS), Philosophy (PHIL), Political Science (POLI), and Religious Studies (RELG).

  • CLAS 203 Greek Mythology (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A survey of the myths and legends of Ancient Greece.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Margaret Palczynski (Fall) John Serrati (Summer)

  • CLAS 323 Intermediate Greek: Homer (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of selected works by Homer in Greek. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 220 or permission of the instructor
    • Selections
  • CLAS 380 Ancient Greek Religion (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Focuses on the history of Greek religion in the Classical Period. Particular attention will be paid to the Greek concept of divinity, local pantheons, civic festival calendars, the topography of myth and ritual, ideas concerning the afterlife, mystery cults, oracles and games and the literary representations of religion.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 203 or HIST 205 or permission of instructor.
  • CLAS 416 Advanced Latin: Philosophy (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Roman Philosophy Prose in the original Latin.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Latin or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 421 Advanced Ancient Greek: Epic (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Greek Epic Poetry in the original Ancient Greek.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Ancient Greek or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 426 Advanced Greek: Philosophy (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : The reading of selected texts in Greek Philosophy Prose in the original Ancient Greek.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: 9 credits of Intermediate Ancient Greek or permission of instructor
  • PHIL 345 Greek Political Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : An examination of the ethical and political theories of ancient Greece, especially those of Plato and Aristotle.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken POLI 333
  • PHIL 350 History and Philosophy of Ancient Science (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : Topics in ancient pure mathematics (geometry and number theory), "mixed mathematics" (astronomy, music theory, optics, mechanics), and/or natural science (including medicine), studied with a view to philosophical issues raised by the content of ancient science and/or by the logic of scientific argument.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Stephen Menn (Winter)

  • PHIL 353 The Presocratic Philosophers (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : An examination of the surviving fragments of the presocratic philosophers and schools of philosophy, as well as later reports of their views.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • PHIL 354 Plato (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : An examination of some of the philosophical problems (those in logic, epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics, e.g.) found in a selection of Plato's dialogues.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Stephen Menn (Fall)

  • PHIL 355 Aristotle (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : An examination of selected works by Aristotle. The course considers issues in moral philosophy as well as those found in the logical treatises, the Physics and Metaphysics, and in the philosophy of mind.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Alison Laywine (Winter)

  • PHIL 452 Later Greek Philosophy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : An examination of some of the major post-Aristotelian schools of philosophy. Texts from the Peripatetic, Stoic, Epicurean, Sceptical, Platonic, and medical traditions may be considered. Problems in logic, ethics, physics, epistemology, and metaphysics will be addressed.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: PHIL 354 or PHIL 355
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken POLI 351
  • PHIL 453 Ancient Metaphysics and Natural Philosophy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : An examination of central themes of ancient metaphysics and/or natural philosophy as treated by two or more contrasting philosophers or philosophical traditions - probably including Plato and/or Aristotle, and possibly including some Hellenistic or post-Hellenistic schools.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • PHIL 454 Ancient Moral Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : An examination of central themes of ancient moral theory as treated by two or more contrasting philosophers or philosophical traditions - probably including Plato and/or Aristotle, and possibly some Hellenistic or post-Hellenistic schools.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Gaelle Fiasse (Winter)

  • PHIL 550 Seminar: Ancient Philosophy 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : Seminar on a particular topic in ancient philosophy. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • PHIL 551 Seminar: Ancient Philosophy 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : An advanced course on a philosopher or philosophical issue articulated in antiquity.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Stephen Menn (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: at least one course in ancient philosophy and the specific requirements of individual instructors
    • Restriction: Seminars are open only to graduate students and final year Philosophy Majors, Honours and Joint Honours students, except by written permission of the Department
  • POLI 333 Western Political Theory 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : The major themes and writers in the political theory of classical antiquity. The political ideas of Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle, and the Hellenistic philosophers will be explored through the significant texts of this period.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Edwin Zoltan Filotas (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: POLI 231 or POLI 232 or PHIL 240 or at least two political science courses at the 300 level; or permission of the instructor
    • Note: The field is Political Theory.
  • RELG 201 Religions of the Ancient Near East (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Introduction to the religions of Mesopotamia, Egypt and Syria-Palestine (excluding Israelite religion) from the fourth to first millennium B.C.E. Themes that will be discussed include: gods and goddesses, divine kingship, deification of kings, temple cult, death and afterlife, magic, piety, oracles, prayer, lament, myth and epic.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Éric Bellavance (Fall)

    • Fall
  • RELG 202 Religion of Ancient Israel (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : An examination of the religion of Ancient Israel by a study of selected texts (narratives, laws, prophetic sayings, wisdom traditions, and psalms) from the Hebrew Scriptures/Old Testament in translation.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Shayna Sheinfeld (Winter)

    • Winter
  • RELG 210 Jesus of Nazareth (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A critical study of selected ancient and modern accounts of the aims and person of Jesus. Attention will be given also to the question of the historical sources and to the relationship between faith and history.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Ian H Henderson (Fall)

    • Fall, Winter and Summer
  • RELG 280 Elementary New Testament Greek (6 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : An introduction to the grammar and syntax of New Testament Greek.

    Terms: Summer 2014, Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Sean Ross (Summer) Meredith Joan Warren (Fall) Meredith Joan Warren (Winter)

    • Summer
    • Open to students in the Honours and Major programs in Religious Studies. Other Arts and Science students may take the course as an elective outside their faculty, in accordance with Arts and Science regulations.
  • RELG 326 Ancient Christian Church AD54 - AD604 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Significant persons and events from Nero's reign to the papacy of Gregory I. Attention to major Christian centres within the Roman Empire before Constantine, to the development of the Eastern Byzantine Church, and to the growth of the papacy in the West. Leading Christian theologians and thinkers will be studied.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Ian H Henderson (Winter)

  • RELG 381 Advanced New Testament Greek (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : A review of grammar and syntax with an emphasis on rapid reading of sections chosen from different parts of the New Testament.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Ian H Henderson (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: RELG 280 or equivalent, with a minimum grade of 70%
  • RELG 482 Exegesis of Greek New Testament (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Religious Studies)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : An intensive seminar in exegesis on the basis of representative passages chosen from different parts of the New Testament.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Jeffrey Keiser (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: RELG 381 or equivalent, and RELG 311, RELG 312
  • RELG 502 Greco-Roman Judaism (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : The religion and literature of wisdom and apocalyptic traditions, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Philo and Josephus, with special attention to the Jewish matrix of Early Christianity.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
  • RELG 583 Hellenistic Religious Texts (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Translation and discussion of Hellenistic Greek texts pertaining to the study of topics in Early Christianity and Greco-Roman religions.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Ellen Aitken (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: RELG 482 or permission of the instructor.

Modern Greek

  • CLAS 230D1 Introductory Modern Greek (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A course for beginners.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Georgios Kellaris (Fall)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken CLAS 236, CLAS 237 or CLAS 238.
    • Students must register for both CLAS 230D1 and CLAS 230D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both CLAS 230D1 and CLAS 230D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • CLAS 230D2 Introductory Modern Greek (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : See CLAS 230D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Georgios Kellaris (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 230D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both CLAS 230D1 and CLAS 230D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • CLAS 331 Intermediate Modern Greek Language (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Competence in the language at the intermediate level through the study of grammar, vocabulary and derivatives. Excerpts in prose and poetry introducing the civilization of modern Greece.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Georgios Kellaris (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 230 or CLAS 235 or CLAS 237 or permission of the instructor
  • CLAS 332 The Modern Greek Novel (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of selected modern Greek novels. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 220 or permission of instructor
  • CLAS 333 Modern Greek Poetry (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Selected works of 20th Century Greek poets - Kavafy, Seferis, Elytis, and others.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 230 or permission of the instructor
  • CLAS 335 Modern Greek Culture and Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Offers a panorama of Modern Greek culture and society through the study of a corpus of documents in Greek pertaining to the year's thematic topic. It is a continuation of CLAS 331.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: Anastassios Anastassiadis (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 331 or permission of instructor
    • The language of instruction is English but readings are in Greek. A certain oral fluency in Greek is expected in order to be able to comment and participate in discussions.
  • CLAS 404 Classical Tradition (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Examines the evolution of Classical Antiquity's social and cultural status from the 17th c. to the present day. Particular consideration is given to the processes of the ongoing professionalization of history and archeology as academic disciplines, the emergence of new political usages of the past, the transformation of cultural practices from the Grand Tour to the modern museum and tourism.

    Terms: Fall 2013

    Instructors: Anastassios Anastassiadis (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: CLAS 202 or related courses or permission of instructor

Classics Topics Courses

The following Classics topics courses change topic each time they are taught. Consult the course instructor and Classics Adviser to verify toward which thematic area(s) the course may count for the term in which it is taken.

  • CLAS 347 Special Topics in Classics (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : A study of a topic in ancient Greek or Roman literature and culture. Ancient texts taught in translation; students require no knowledge of ancient Greek or Latin. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

  • CLAS 348 Greek and Roman Topography (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Classics : Selected physical sites, monuments and locales of the ancient Greek and Roman World using the evidence of archaeology, history and literature. Sites will vary yearly, and may include cities, cult and burial precincts, sanctuaries, battlefields and places of memory and literary inspiration.

    Terms: Winter 2014

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2013-2014 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: One of CLAS 200, CLAS 203, CLAS 208, HIST 205, HIST 231, or permission of instructor
    • This course may occasionally be taught during the summer term in Italy or Greece.
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