Department of Classics

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2019-2020 Courses:  200-level


Classical Studies  (CLST)

CLST 200/3.0 units - Greek History  (Fall)
Survey of the Greek World from the Late Bronze Age to the death of Cleopatra. Social, religious and political developments among the major powers, Athens, Sparta and Hellenistic kingdoms.
INSTRUCTOR:  Dr. Bernard Kavanagh
TEXTBOOK:  TBA
LEARNING HOURS    126 (36L;90P)
PREREQUISITE:  Level 2 or above.

CLST 201/3.0 units - Roman History  (Winter)
Survey of the basic social and political developments in Rome from kingdom to republic to empire.
INSTRUCTOR:  Dr. Bernard Kavanagh
TEXTBOOK:  TBA
LEARNING HOURS    126 (36L;90P)
PREREQUISITE    Level 2 or above.

CLST 203/3.0 units - Myth and Religion  (Fall)
Greek concepts of the supernatural and humanity’s relationship to it. The basic myths, official and secret creeds, meaning  and social function of myth and ritual.
INSTRUCTOR:  Dr. Beatrice Poletti
TEXTBOOK:  TBA
LEARNING HOURS    126 (36L;90P)
PREREQUISITE    Level 2 or above.

CLST 205/3.0 units - Ancient Humour  (Winter)
The techniques by which humour was created in literature and the visual arts in antiquity; social and psychological aspects  of humour.
NOTE:  Also offered online. Consult Arts and Science Online. Learning Hours may vary.
INSTRUCTOR:  Dr. Tim Wright
TEXTBOOK:  TBA
LEARNING HOURS    104 (2L;18G;24O;60P)
PREREQUISITE    Level 2 or above.

CLST 214/3.0 units - Ancient Science  (Fall)
Ancient concepts of nature and of natural phenomena: what did the ancients (e.g. Babylonians and Greeks) know about the natural world and how did they come to know it?
INSTRUCTOR:  Dr. Daryn Lehoux
TEXTBOOK:  TBA
LEARNING HOURS    126 (36L;90P)
PREREQUISITE    Level 2 or above. 


Ancient Languages

GREK 208/6.0 units - Intermediate Greek
Review of grammar, and developing facility in translation, study of literary content and background of authors.
NOTE:  A student with 4U Greek may alternatively use this as a prerequisite and should contact the Department for  permission to register in the course.
Fall 2019:  This course is a continuation of Introductory Greek (GREEK 112). It will consist of a review of Greek grammar, syntax, morphology, and vocabulary. The review will start from Mastronarde’s Chapter XXV and will progress with topics presented in the book. Students will practice reading and translating representative and unaltered Greek text at sight
INSTRUCTOR:  Dr. Sveva Savelli (Fall) and Dr. Drew Griffith (Winter)
TEXTBOOK:  Donald J. Mastronarde, Introduction to Attic Greek (Second Edition)
LEARNING HOURS    282 (72L;210P)
PREREQUISITE GREK 112/6.0. 

LATN 209/6.0 units - Intermediate Latin
Review of grammar followed by a study of representative works of Ovid and other authors. In addition to developing facility  in translation, study of literary content and background of authors.  NOTE:  A student with 4U Latin may alternatively use this as a prerequisite and should contact the Department for  permission to register in the course.
INSTRUCTORS:  Dr. Barbara Reeves (Fall) and Dr. Beatrice Poletti (Winter)
TEXTBOOK:  TBA
LEARNING HOURS    282 (72L;210P)
PREREQUISITE     LATN 110/6.0.


Please also see Classics course offerings through Queen's Arts & Science Continuing and Distance Studies.

For a full listing of all courses offered by the Department of Classics please go to the Courses of Instruction section of the Arts and Science ECalendar.