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    Classical Greece

    CLA 2100 The Glory That Was Greece
    Credits: 3.
    A broad cultural view of the classical Greek world. Greek sources are read in translation. (H and N)
    CLA 2120 The Grandeur That Was Rome
    Credits: 3.
    Provides a multi-faceted introduction to the culture of Rome. Primary source material is read in translation. (H and N)
    CLA 2521 Classical Antiquity and Sustainability
    Credits: 3.
    Examines classical antiquity, applying methods and theories of sustainability to explore the impact of the ancient Greeks and Romans on their environment and focusing on the distribution of wealth, social stratification, land use and classical representations of the natural world. (H)
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    CLA 3111 Athens in Topography and Monuments
    Credits: 3.
    Explores the topography and monuments of ancient Athens to understand social, historical, economic and religious institutions.
    CLA 3114 Greece Today and Yesterday
    Credits: 3.
    An interdisciplinary course examining various aspects of ancient and modern Greek life and culture. (H and N) (WR)
    CLA 3151 Pompeii: An Archaeological Laboratory
    Credits: 3.
    Studies the material remains of a Roman town through an examination of the excavated finds: architecture, wall-paintings and inscriptions. (H and N)
    CLA 3160 Ancient Egypt
    Credits: 3.
    Studies the civilization, culture and monuments of ancient Egypt from prehistoric times to the New Kingdom and Late period. (H and N)
    CLA 3161 Introduction to Hieroglyphics
    Credits: 3; Prereq: CLA 3160.
    A beginner's course in Egyptian hieroglyphics of the Middle Kingdom. Also designed for students with no former instruction in ancient languages.
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    CLA 3433 The Athenian Democracy
    Credits: 3.
    Studies ancient Athens from c.650-322 BCE, with attention to the political, social and cultural institutions of the democracy, drawing on primary sources and modern theory to explain democratic changes from the archaic to the classical period. (H)
    CLA 3434 Classical Greece
    Credits: 3.
    Studies the social, political and cultural developments of classical Greece from the Persian Wars to the death of Alexander (500-322 BCE). (H)
    CLA 3500 Sport and Recreation in the Ancient World
    Credits: 3; Prereq: sophomore standing.
    Examines literary and archaeological sources to determine the social, economic, political and cultural importance of games in the ancient Mediterranean world from the time of Homer to the fall of the Roman Empire.
    CLA 3501 Women in Classical Antiquity
    Credits: 3.
    Examines the status of women in antiquity in light of modern thinking on the subject of women's roles in society. (WR)
    CLA 3504 Gender and Sexuality in Classical Antiquity
    Credits: 3.
    Explores perceptions of the masculine and feminine in Ancient Greece and Rome, discussing these stereotypes in their political, social, economic and cultural contexts. (H)
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    CLA 3700 Classical Archaeology
    Credits: 3.
    Illustrated lectures on archaeology, its process of discovery and methods. History of major archaeological exploration in Mediterranean lands compared with extant literary information. (H and N)
    CLA 3791 The Ancient City: Greek Cities
    Credits: 3.
    Development of the cities of classical Greece from Minoan centers through Byzantium. All aspects of city life are covered: design, building techniques, culture and ideas. (H and N) (WR)
    CLA 3793 The Ancient City: Roman Cities
    Credits: 3.
    Studies the cities of the Roman Empire from the founding of Rome to the establishment of Constantinople as the Eastern capital. Emphasis on life in imperial Rome and in European and North African cities. (H and N) (WR)
    CLA 3930 Special Topics in Classical Civilization
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 9 credits.
    Examines various aspects of Greek and Roman culture based on the ancient sources, literary and archaeological. (H and N)
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    CLA 4880 Roman Law
    Credits: 3.
    Introduces the history of Roman law (sources and evolution) as well as to basic concepts (person, property, succession, contract) and judicial procedure.
    CLA 4905 Individual Study
    Credits: 1 to 4; can be repeated with a change in content up to 9 credits. Prereq: instructor permission.
    Reading, conference and reports. All work in will be in translation.
    CLA 4911 Undergraduate Research in Classical Civilization
    Credits: 0 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 6 credits.
    Provides firsthand, supervised research in Classical Civilization. Projects may involve inquiry, design, investigation, scholarship, discovery or application in Classical Civilization.
    CLA 4931 Classics Capstone Seminar
    Credits: 3; Prereq: classics major with at least 18 credits of CLA and/or CLT courses and at least 8 credits of Latin or Ancient Greek.
    Introduces scholarly literature on a significant topic in classics. Students will write a research paper showing proper use of primary and secondary sources on the topic.
    CLA 4956 Overseas Studies 1
    Credits: 1 to 15; can be repeated with change in content up to 15 credits. Prereq: undergraduate adviser permission.
    Provides a mechanism by which coursework taken as part of an approved study abroad program can be recorded on the UF transcript and counted toward graduation.
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    Classical Greek Literature

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    CLT 2044 English Vocabulary from Greek and Latin
    Credits: 3.
    Historical study of the origins, development and lexicography of English vocabulary with emphasis on elements derived from Greek and Latin. (H)
    CLT 3123 Survey of Roman Literature
    Credits: 3.
    Critical study of the development of Roman literature. Includes readings from Plautus, Cicero, Catullus, Vergil, Ovid and Tacitus, read in translation. (H and N)
    CLT 3291 Greek Drama
    Credits: 3.
    The classical Greek theater, archaeological remains of important theaters and selected plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes and Menander. All works are read in translation. (H and N) (WR)
    CLT 3340 Ancient Greek and Roman Epic
    Credits: 3.
    Examines the origin and development of the ancient Greek and Roman epic traditions in the political and social context of the Mediterranean region and Near East from the first millennium BCE through the first century CE. (H)
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    CLT 3370 Myths of the Greeks and Romans
    Credits: 3.
    Development, importance and influence of Graeco-Roman mythology. The main Greek and Latin literary sources are read in translation. (H and N)
    CLT 3371 Religions of the Graeco-Roman World
    Credits: 3.
    Development, importance and influence of Greek and Roman religion and cult practice. The main literary and epigraphical sources are read in translation.
    (H and N)
    CLT 3421 Classics and Science Fiction
    Credits: 3; Prereq: CLA 2100, CLA 2120 or CLT 2044.
    Studies science fiction's origins in Greek and Roman texts to investigate the influence of Greco-Roman literature on modern works of science fiction.
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    CLT 3510 Ancient World in Film
    Credits: 4.
    Examines film and television characterizations of the ancient world and how these accord with the facts as we know them through historical and archaeological evidence. Viewing of selected movies along with background readings, lectures and discussion. (H)
    CLT 3531 Legendary Rome
    Credits: 3.
    The myths and history associated with Rome's early foundation stories and examination of works of literature about Rome's foundation in their political, social and cultural contexts.
    CLT 3930 Special Topics in Classical Literature
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 9 credits.
    Examines various aspects of Greek and Roman literature with focus on special genres (e.g., historiography), periods (e.g., the age of Augustus) or subjects (e.g., slavery). (H)
    CLT 4905 Individual Study
    Credits: 1 to 4; can be repeated with a change in content up to 9 credits. Prereq: instructor permission.
    Reading, conference and reports. All works are read in translation.
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    GMT 3223 Lovers in the Greek Novel
    Credits: 3; Prereq: sophomore standing.
    Examines Ancient Greek and Byzantine novels that feature the adventures of virtuous young lovers as they handle with sophistication issues of ethnicity and identity, as well as political and social concerns.
    GMT 3513 Greece in the European Context in the 20th Century
    Credits: 3.
    Overview of Greek politics, society and culture in the 20th century.
    GMT 4110 The Literature of Byzantium
    Credits: 3. Prereq: instructor permission.
    Overview of major genres of Byzantine literature (Patristic literature, oratory, historiography, chronicle, hagiography, hymnography, epic poetry) from the years CE 330-1453.
    GMT 4911 Undergraduate Research in Modern Greek Language and Literature
    Credits: 0 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 6 credits.
    Provides firsthand, supervised research in Modern Greek Language and Literature. Projects may involve inquiry, design, investigation, scholarship, discovery or application in Modern Greek Language and Literature.
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    Classical Greek Language

    GRE 1120 Beginning Ancient Greek 1
    Credits: 4.
    The basics of ancient Greek grammar, morphology, syntax and vocabulary.
    GRE 1121 Beginning Ancient Greek 2
    Credits: 4; Prereq: GRE 1120 or GRE 1130.
    The basics of ancient Greek grammar, morphology, syntax and translation, with special attention to irregular verbs.
    GRE 1130 Accelerated Beginning Ancient Greek 1
    Credits: 5.
    This course and its sequel, GRE 1131, constitute the basic sequence for development of overall skill in the language.
    GRE 1131 Accelerated Beginning Ancient Greek 2
    Credits: 5; Prereq: GRE 1130 or the equivalent.
    Continuation of the basic sequence for development of overall skill in the language.
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    Modern Greek Language

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    Undergraduates who have taken at least two GRW courses at the 4000 level can enroll in graduate-level courses (GRW 5000/6000 level) under special circumstances. Please consult the undergraduate coordinator.

    GRK 1130 Beginning Modern Greek 1
    Credits: 5.
    This course and its sequel, GRK 1131, constitute the basic sequence for development of overall skill in the language.
    GRK 1131 Beginning Modern Greek 2
    Credits: 5; Prereq: GRK 1130 or the equivalent.
    Continuation of the basic sequence for development of overall skill in the language.
    GRK 2200 Intermediate Modern Greek 1
    Credits: 3; Prereq: GRK 1131 or the equivalent.
    Readings in modern Greek literature, history and culture. (H and N)
    GRK 2201 Intermediate Modern Greek 2
    Credits: 3; Prereq: GRK 2200 or the equivalent.
    Additional readings in modern Greek literature, history and culture. (H and N)
    GRK 4300 Modern Greek Literature Since 1830
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 9 credits. Prereq: GRK 2201 or the equivalent.
    Advanced study of representative modern Greek prose, poetry and drama in the original from independence (1830) to the present. The course combines the study of the modern Greek language with readings, analysis and discussion of major literary works.
    GRK 4905 Individual Work in Modern Greek
    Credits: 1 to 4; can be repeated with a change in content up to 9 credits. Prereq: GRK 1131.
    For advanced students who seek independent work not offered in another course. Must be arranged individually with Greek faculty.
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    GRW 2211 Intermediate Greek Prose
    Credits: 3; Prereq: GRE 1121, GRE 1131 or the equivalent.
    Readings selected from Attic Greek prose authors designed to aid students in the transition from grammar to connected prose passages.
    GRW 2220 Intermediate Greek Poetry
    Credits: 3; Prereq: GRE 1121, GRE 1131 or the equivalent.
    Readings selected from Homer or tragedy designed to aid students in the translation from grammar to connected verse passages.
    GRW 2240 New Testament Greek
    Credits: 3; Prereq: some knowledge of Greek and instructor permission.
    Reviews grammar and forms. Readings from several books of the New Testament.
    (H and N)
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    GRW 3102 Survey of Greek Literature 2
    Credits: 3.
    Studies representative texts from various periods of Greek literature. (H and N)
    GRW 3301 Greek Drama
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 9 credits. Prereq: one 2000-level Greek course or the equivalent.
    Selected plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles or Euripides.
    GRW 3501 Plato
    Credits: 3; Prereq: GRE 1131 or the equivalent.
    Studies Plato's Meno and Apology. (H and N)
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    GRW 4330 Greek Lyric Poetry
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: two 3000-level Greek courses or the equivalent.
    Translation and analysis of Greek lyric poetry, from Archilochus to Bacchylides.
    (H and N)
    GRW 4340 Homer and Greek Epic
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: two 3000-level Greek courses or the equivalent.
    Translation and analysis of selections from Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. (H and N)
    GRW 4380 Greek Historians
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: two 3000-level Greek courses or the equivalent.
    Translation and analysis of selections of Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon and Plutarch. (H and N)
    GRW 4700 Greek Orators
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: two 3000-level Greek courses or the equivalent.
    Translation and analysis of selections from Lysias, Demosthenes and Isocrates. (H and N)
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    GRW 4905 Individual Work
    Credits: 1 to 4; can be repeated with a change in content up to 9 credits. Prereq: GRE 1131 or the equivalent.
    Reading, conference and reports.
    GRW 4911 Undergraduate Research in Greek Language and Literature
    Credits: 0 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 6 credits.
    Course provides firsthand, supervised research in Greek Language and Literature. Projects may involve inquiry, design, investigation, scholarship, discovery or application in Greek Language and Literature.
    GRW 4930 Studies in Greek Literature
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 9 credits. Prereq: one 3000-level course in ancient Greek.
    Advanced study of a particular author, genre, period or subject.
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    Latin Language and Literature

    LATLNW

    For more detailed information on placement in the appropriate level of Latin courses, please consult the admissions section of this catalog or the Schedule of Courses. Undergraduates who have taken at least three LNW courses at the 3000 level may enroll in graduate-level courses (LNW 5000/6000 level) under special circumstances. Contact the undergraduate coordinator.

    LAT 1120 Beginning Latin 1
    Credits: 4.
    The first of a 3-semester sequence for students with little or no background in Latin. Others enrolling in the course will be required to take it for an S-U grade.
    LAT 1121 Beginning Latin 2
    Credits: 3; Prereq: LAT 1120 with minimum grade of C, or S, or the equivalent.
    The second part of the sequence for students with little or no background in Latin.
    LAT 1104 Beginning Latin 3
    Credits: 3; Prereq: LAT 1121 with minimum grade of C, or S, or the equivalent.
    The third part of the sequence for students with little background in high-school Latin.
    LAT 1130 Accelerated Beginning Latin 1
    Credits: 5.
    This course and its sequel, LAT 1131, constitute the basic sequence for development of overall skill in the language. Students are expected students to have little or no background in Latin. Others enrolling in the course will be required to take it for an S-U grade.
    LAT 1131 Accelerated Beginning Latin 2
    Credits: 5; Prereq: LAT 1130 with minimum grade of C, or S, or the equivalent.
    Continuation of the basic sequence for development of overall skill in the language.
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    LNW 2321 Introduction to Vergil
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: LAT 1104 or LAT 1131 or two years of high school Latin.
    Readings in Vergil's Eclogues, Georgics and/or the Aeneid, with emphasis on introducing Vergilian style, diction poetic techniques and basic genre differences. Review of Latin grammar and syntax. (H)
    LNW 2560 Readings in Latin Literature
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: LAT 1104, LAT 1131 or two years of high school Latin, or instructor permission.
    Examines various aspects of Roman life through readings in Latin literature (with a focus on either special subjects, authors, genres or periods) and a review of Latin grammar. (H)
    LNW 2630 Latin Love Poetry
    Credits: 3; Prereq: LAT 1104 or LAT 1131 or two years of high school Latin, or instructor permission.
    Translation and interpretation of selected poems of Catullus and a thorough review of Latin grammar. (H and N)
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    LNW 3220 The Ancient Novel
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: one 2000-level Latin course, advanced placement or equivalent high school study.
    Readings from Petronius, Apuleius or the Historia Apollonii Regis Tyri. (H and N)
    LNW 3310 Roman Drama
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: one 2000-level Latin course, advanced placement or equivalent high school study.
    Translation and analysis of the comedies of Plautus and Terence or the tragedies of Seneca. (H)
    LNW 3320 Roman Elegy and Lyric
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: one 2000-level Latin course, advanced placement or equivalent high school study.
    Selected poems of Catullus, Horace, Tibullus, Propertius or Ovid. (H and N)
    LNW 3360 Roman Satire
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: one 2000-level Latin course, advanced placement or equivalent high school study.
    Translation and analysis of the Roman satirists Horace, Persius, Juvenal or Martial. (H and N)
    LNW 3380 The Roman Historians
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: one 2000-level Latin course, advanced placement or equivalent high school study.
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    Readings in Latin from one of the Roman historians: Sallust, Caesar, Livy or Tacitus. (H and N)
    LNW 3490 Medieval Latin
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: one 2000-level Latin course, advanced placement or equivalent high school study.
    Readings from Medieval Latin 350 - 1200 A.D. (H and N)
    LNW 3644 Cicero
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: one 2000-level Latin course, advanced placement or equivalent high school study.
    Essays, speeches and letters of Cicero. (H and N)
    LNW 3660 Vergil and Roman Epic
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: one 2000-level Latin course, advanced placement or equivalent high school study.
    Translation and analysis of selections from Vergil's Aeneid in the light of his epic techniques and the spirit of the Augustan Age. (H and N)
    LNW 3930 Studies in Latin Literature
    Credits: 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: one 2000-level Latin course, advanced placement or equivalent high school study.
    A rotating topics course providing in-depth study of a particular author (e.g., Suetonius), genre (e.g., didactic poetry) or period (e.g., The Silver Age).
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    LNW 4905 Special Study in Latin
    Credits: 1 to 4; can be repeated with a change in content up to 9 credits. Prereq: LAT 1104, LAT 1132, LAT 2200 or the equivalent.
    Readings, conferences and reports.
    LNW 4911 Undergraduate Research in Latin Language and Literature
    Credits: 0 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 6 credits.
    Provides firsthand, supervised research in Latin Language and Literature. Projects may involve inquiry, design, investigation, scholarship, discovery or application in Latin Language and Literature.
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