• <a href="/live/image/gid/399/width/650/86399_Classics_main_image.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview" tabindex="-1"><picture class="lw_image lw_image86399"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/399/width/720/height/690/crop/1/86399_Classics_main_image.rev.1607381705.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/399/width/720/height/690/crop/1/86399_Classics_main_image.rev.1607381705.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/399/width/720/height/690/crop/1/86399_Classics_main_image.rev.1607381705.jpg" alt="Professor Kelly with students at an archeological dig site in Italy in 2014." width="720" height="690" data-max-w="905" data-max-h="867" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a><div class="hero-split_image_caption collapsable-caption"> Professor Kelly with students at an archeological dig site in Italy in 2014.</div>

ART 208: Ancient Art
Benjamin David MWF 10:20am - 11:20am

An introduction to art and architecture of the ancient Mediterranean, focused on Greece and Rome. Special attention given to the intersections of art and literature and the role of art as a tool of politics. Theories in classical culture about the visual image, the artist, and the practice of narrative; how our definition of classical art is often shaped by the early modern period’s views

Prerequisites: None.

CLAS 100: Ancient Greek Myth
Robert Kugler MWF 9:10am - 10:10am

Myth was essential for the making of Greek identity in antiquity; by telling and retelling under ever-changing circumstances the stories of gods and goddesses, heroines and heroes, ancient Greeks expressed their evolving self-understanding to each other and the world around them. To understand the way Greeks used myth to define themselves, in this course we give a close reading to selections from our sources for Greek myth—Homer, Hesiod, Greek tragedians, historians, and philosophers, and the Roman poet Ovid. In addition, we examine modern theories and contemporary popular uses of myth to determine how myth speaks to the ancient and modern world.

Prerequisites: None.

CLAS 266: Health Healing Ancient World
Robert Kugler MWF 12:40pm - 1:40pm

Examination of ancient Greek, Roman, and early Christian and Jewish understandings of medicine, health, and healing. A survey of social, philosophical, psychological, religious, and scientific perspectives on health, sickness, and healing with an emphasis on the Hippocratic tradition, Hellenistic philosophers, Galen, and early Judaism and Christian understandings. A look at the influence of ancient imagination on contemporary ideas and practice in medical and mental health care.

Prerequisites: None.

GRK 202: Advanced Greek
Robert Kugler MWF 10:20am - 11:20am

Advanced readings in the religious and secular literature of the classical periods.

Prerequisites: GRK 201.

HIST 216: Ancient Greece
Gordon Kelly TTH 1:50pm - 3:20pm

An introduction to the history and civilization of Ancient Greece, from the early Archaic era in mid-eighth-century B.C. to the death of Socrates in 399 B.C. Topics include constitutional changes from monarchy through oligarchy and tyranny to democracy, the development of the Greek polis, contacts with Near Eastern civilizations, hegemony and imperialism, social structure, trade, and colonization. Readings will focus on ancient historical writings in translation and will highlight the challenges in interpreting evidence from antiquity.

Prerequisites: None.

LATN 102: Beginning Latin II
Gordon Kelly MWF 10:20am - 11:20am

Emphasis on basic vocabulary and grammar necessary to read Latin texts of the classical period.

Prerequisites: LATN 101.