Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Greek (GREK)

GREK 112  Introductory Greek  Units: 6.00  

Fundamentals of grammar, syntax and etymology, for students with no or little knowledge of Ancient Greek; provides sufficient background to read Plato, Euripides as well as the New Testament.
LEARNING HOURS 276 (72L;24T;180P).

Requirements: Prerequisite None. Note This course is not normally open to students with 4U Greek.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 208  Intermediate Greek  Units: 6.00  

Review of grammar, and developing facility in translation, study of literary content and background of authors.
LEARNING HOURS 282 (72L;210P).

Requirements: Prerequisite GREK 112. Note A student may alternatively use 4U Greek as a prerequisite and should contact the Department of Classics for permission to enrol in this course.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 321  Greek Prose  Units: 3.00  

Selected passages of Greek prose, usually drawn from oratory, history, and philosophy, read in the original Greek and commented upon for their linguistic, literary, and historical significance.
NOTE This course is normally co-taught with GREK 421.
LEARNING HOURS 126 (36L;90P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (A minimum grade of a C in GREK 208) or permission of the Department of Classics.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 322  Greek Verse  Units: 3.00  

Selected passages of Greek verse, usually drawn from works of epic, lyric, elegy, and drama, read in the original Greek and commented upon for their linguistic, literary, and historical significance.
NOTE This course is normally co-taught with GREK 422.
LEARNING HOURS 126 (36L;90P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (A minimum grade of a C in GREK 208) or permission of the Department of Classics.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 421  Advanced Greek Prose  Units: 3.00  

Selected works of Greek prose, usually drawn from oratory, history, and philosophy, read in the original Greek and commented upon for their linguistic, literary, and historical significance.
NOTE This course is normally co-taught with GREK 321.
LEARNING HOURS 141 (36L;105P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (A minimum grade of a C in GREK 321) or permission of the Department of Classics.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 422  Advanced Greek Verse  Units: 3.00  

Selected works of Greek verse, usually drawn from works of epic, lyric, elegy, and drama, read in the original Greek and commented upon for their linguistic, literary, and historical significance.
NOTE This course is normally co-taught with GREK 322.
LEARNING HOURS 141 (36L;105P).

Requirements: Prerequisite (A minimum grade of a C in GREK 322) or permission of the Department of Classics.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 430  Research Course  Units: 6.00  

Detailed study of certain aspects of Greek Literature and history through directed readings and essay assignments.
LEARNING HOURS 240 (24I;216P).

Requirements: Prerequisite A minimum GPA of 1.90 in 6.0 units from GREK at the 300-level or above.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 591  Greek General Examination  Units: 0.00  

See the section B.A.(Honours) earlier in this chapter.

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 810  Studies In Homer  Units: 3.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 811  Homeric Archaeology  Units: 3.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 812  Studies In Greek Literature  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 813  Studies In Greek Literature  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 814  Presocratic Philosophy  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 815  Platonic & Neoplatonic Studies  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 816  Post-Aristotelian Philosophy  Units: 6.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 820  Greek Poetry I: Epic  Units: 3.00  

Detailed study of selections from the works of Homer and Hesiod. R.D. Griffith

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 821  Greek Poetry II: Lyric  Units: 3.00  

Selections of Lyric, elegiac and iambic poetry from Archilochus to Pindar. R.D. Griffith

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 822  Greek Drama  Units: 3.00  

Detailed study of one play of Aischylos, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes or Menander. R.D. Griffith

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 823  Greek Historians  Units: 3.00  

An intensive study of Greek historical writings, with special emphasis on Herodotus, Thucydides and Xenophon. C.L. Falkner

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 824  Greek Rhetoric  Units: 3.00  

One speech from Lysias, one from Demosthenes' corpus. D.K. Hagel

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 830  Reading Course  Units: 3.00  

Reading of any Greek author or authors approved by the Department. Informal instruction. Examination on ability to translate only. Staff

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 831  Reading Course  Units: 3.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 832  Reading Course  Units: 3.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
GREK 833  Reading Course  Units: 3.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science