CL101 - Greek for Beginners

Introduction to reading Attic Greek, the language of ancient Athens in its political, literary, and philosophical prime. Students will acquire fluency with the language’s grammar and vocabulary, enabling them to read and translate actual Greek literature (including the koine of the New Testament). In unpacking how Attic Greek works, students will simultaneously gain an ability to analyze the grammar of English and other languages. We will also learn about the history of the Greek language and its considerable influence on English’s scientific vocabulary and literature. Meets the Language Requirement requirement.

Degree requirement — Language Requirement

1 unit — Thakur


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2024 Block 5 Greek for Beginners Richard Fernando Buxton, Marcia Dobson Cossitt Hall 101B 18 / 16 05/22/2024
Spring 2025 Block 5 Greek for Beginners Sanjaya Thakur TBA 18 / 18 05/22/2024
Spring 2025 Block 6 Greek for Beginners TBA 18 / 18 05/22/2024
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