A year-long, discussion-based course on the Greek and Roman worlds and their continuing influence
The study of Latin and Greek deepens your understanding of the vocabulary, form, and structure of modern narratives.
Classic Languages Courses
Familiarize yourself with the language and culture of the Greek world from the time of Homer to the present day in Greek 1.
Develop your grasp of Attic Greek, the dialect of fifth-century Athens, in Greek 2.
Delve into advanced readings from original Greek literature in Greek 3.
Continue the study of original Greek literature in Greek 4.
Explore the language and culture of the Roman world in Latin 1.
Expand your study of formal grammar and syntax, with reading comprehension as the primary goal, in Latin 2 and Honors Latin 2.
Read and write advanced Latin prose in Latin 3 and Honors Latin 3.
Read, analyze and gain an appreciation for Golden Age Latin poetry and prose in Advanced Studies in Latin: Vergil and Caesar.
Examine Roman life during the reign of the emperor Nero through a comprehensive study of Petronian satire in Latin 4: Petronius.
Examine sacred and secular Latin texts from the Middle Ages when Latin was a living language of scholarship and communication in Latin 4: Medieval and Ecclesiastical Latin.
Examine Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, and Virgil’s Aeneid and Book VIII to gain an understanding of how Virgil’s literary epic fits into the patterns established by Homer in Latin 4: Latin Epic Poetry.
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