Classics (CL)

Courses

CL 401. Topics in Greek History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: Same as HIST 401. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history or classics.

CL 402. Topics in Roman History. 3 or 4 hours.

Specific topics are announced each term. Course Information: Same as HIST 402. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): 3 hours of history or classics.

CL 405. Herodotus and His World. 3 or 4 hours.

Examines the Histories of Herodotus - both the text and the culture of Classical Greece compared to the Near East and Egypt. Course Information: Same as HIST 405. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing or above.

CL 407. The Power of the Image: Roman Sculpture as Propaganda. 3 or 4 hours.

Historical and thematic examination of the use of Roman sculpture, by emperors and private individuals of all social classes, as an instrument of personal and political propaganda. Course Information: Same as AH 407 and HIST 407. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): one of the following courses: AH 204, AH 205, AH 110, CL 101, CL 103, CL 203, CL 204, CL 205, HIST 203, HIST 205; or consent of the instructor.

CL 408. Athenian Democracy and Society in the Age of Aristophanes. 3 or 4 hours.

A careful examination of the comedies of Aristophanes, his acute criticism of Athenian politics, and his account of the war between Athens and Sparta. Course Information: Same as HIST 408. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CL 202. Recommended background: one of the following courses: CL 251, CL 252, CL 405 or HIST 405.

CL 466. Material Worlds: Topics in Material Culture Studies. 3 or 4 hours.

Examines current theories of material culture, drawn from art history, archaeology and anthropology to reflect on technologies of production and social life of things. Case studies will be drawn from ancient, medieval and modern historical context. Course Information: Same as AH 466 and ANTH 466. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours.

CL 498. Special Topics in Classical Civilization. 3 or 4 hours.

Advanced study of topics in classical civilization. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated if topics vary. Students may register in more than one section per term. All readings are in English. Prerequisite(s): Two classics courses at the 200-level.

CL 499. Advanced Independent Study. 3 or 4 hours.

Advanced independent study under faculty direction. Reading and papers on chosen topics for qualified students based on preparation and interest. Students must consult with faculty. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the faculty member and department. Class Schedule Information: This course counts toward the limited number of independent study hours accepted toward the undergraduate degree and the major.