Fall 2017 Readings in the European Tradition I
European Studies, as EUST-121
Formerly listed as: EUST-21
Lisa M. Ballou (Section 01)
Robert Doran (Section 01) Description
Topics in the past have included readings and discussion of a series of related texts from Homer and Genesis to Dante: Homer’s
Iliad, selected Greek tragedies, Virgil’s Aeneid, selections from the Bible, and from medieval texts. Three class hours per week. Required of European Studies majors.
Open to European Studies majors and to any student interested in the intellectual and literary development of the West, from antiquity through the Middle Ages. Fall semester. Professor Doran.
Attention to Writing, Transnational or World Cultures Taught in English
Course times and locations EUST 121 - L/D Section 01 M 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM CONV 108 W 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM CONV 108 F 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM CONV 108 Textbooks
Below are the textbooks used in this course, along with pricing information and availability at local bookstores. The price range shown is based upon queries to multiple online booksellers; click on the the price field to see detailed pricing information.
This is preliminary information about books for this course. Please contact your instructor or the Academic Coordinator for the department, before attempting to purchase these books.
ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
9780061244186 ODYSSEY OF HOMER : RICHMOND LATTIMORE TRANSLATION Harper Perennial Modern Classics Homer Required Amherst Books From $5.87-$20.47
978-0140449273 Symposium Penguin Classics, 2003 Plato Required Amherst Books TBD
978-0199537822 Confessions Oxford University Press, 2009 Augustine / Chadwick (tr.) Required Amherst Books TBD
9780226311517 Sophocles I: Antigone, Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus (The Complete Greek Tragedies) University of Chicago Press Sophocles Required Amherst Books From $5.98-$16.24
978-0393320978 Beowulf W.W. Norton & Co.,2001 trans. Seamus Heaney Required Amherst Books TBD
9780553210415 The Aeneid of Virgil (Bantam Classics) Bantam Classics Virgil Required Amherst Books From $3.98-$18.95
978-0679433132 Divine Comedy, 3 vols Everyman's Library, 1995 Dante / Mandelbaum (tr.) Required Amherst Books TBD
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