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Foreign Language - Greek (GRK)

GRK - Foreign Language - Greek Courses

GRK 101 Elementary Greek I 3.

Introduction to Classical Greek. Greek alphabet, basic grammar and syntax. Readings based on Greek mythology, philosophy, and literature.

GRK 102 Elementary Greek II 3.
Prerequisite: GRK 101.

A second course in Classical Greek, continuing and expanding the work of GRK 101, and completing the study of grammar. Readings from major authors including Herodotus, Thucydides, and Xenophon.

GRK 201 Intermediate Greek I 3.
Prerequisite: GRK 102.

Introduction to Greek prose. Emphasis upon improvement of reading skill through vocabulary acquisition and study of complex grammar. Introduction to Attic dialect through reading Plato, and Koine Greek through reading the New Testament. Examination of the importance of these works to Western literature and culture.

GRK 202 Intermediate Greek II 3.
Prerequisite: GRK 201.

Reading in Homer's Iliad and the New Testament. Techniques of oral poetry. Study of the use of myth, and of the literary and historical significance of the Iliad. Analysis of differences between classical and Koine Greek in the New Testament.

GRK 399 Directed Readings in Greek 3.
Prerequisite:GRK 202.

Advanced Greek language course introducing students to research methods in classical studies. Readings may include Plato, Homer, Sophocles, New Testament, or others. May be taken up to two times with different readings for credit.