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Ancient Greek
ANCIENT GREEK
CLASS CODE: GREEK 101 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: FOREIGN LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: An introduction to Classical and New Testament Greek.
TAUGHT:
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Ancient Greek language, with some introduction to Ancient Greek, and particularly Athenian, history, literature, and culture.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Students completing the two-semester Ancient Greek sequence will have gained access to the vast literary, philosophical, historical, and religious library that is the backbone of western civilization. They will be able to study these texts in their original language and appreciate the rich concepts and nuances that are often lost in translation. In effect, students reading Ancient Greek are better able to understand and explore the minds of Ancient Greeks and early Christians.
REQUIREMENTS: Intensive preparation for each class period (usually 2-3 hours), including readings in Greek, grammar exercises, and memorization of vocabulary and inflections.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001