Greek for Beginners

Introduction to the structure and vocabulary of classical Greek, with attention to those features that form the classical basis of Biblical koine and for the classical side of Greek diglossia from Hellenistic times through the 20th century. Short texts from Homer to Kazantzakis and Cavafy provide practice in literary, philosophical and rhetorical reading and initiation in major areas of Western thought. Attention to the history of the language and its relation to ancient, medieval and modern culture. Meets the Language Requirement requirement.

Degree requirement — Language Requirement

2 units — Buxton

Offerings

Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2022 Block 5 Greek for Beginners Clayton Schroer Barnes Science Center 114 18 / 12 05/15/2022
Spring 2023 Block 5 Greek for Beginners Richard Fernando Buxton TBA 18 / 18 05/15/2022
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