Amherst Classics News

Course Information

FOR SPRING 2023

GREE-442 with Prof. Griffiths will read Theogonies: Hesiod's Theogony, The Homeric Hymn to Demeter, and Aeschylus's Eumenides. Prof. Janssen's topic for LATI-442 will be decided with enrolled students.

Prof. Gentzler will be offering two courses that could count toward Classics major requirements:

  • PHIL/RELI-241 -  Ancient Philosophy, W 4:30 - 6:30 

  • PHIL-409 - Seminar: Plato's Republic, TTh 1:00 - 2:20 


Classicists Collaborate on Latinate Bicentennial Swag

Read (here) about how Professors van den Berg and Zanker settled on the best Latin rendering of the Amherst mammoths' rallying cry, "Tusks up!"