Spring 2022

An Introduction to Greek Epic

Listed in: Classics, as GREE-318

Formerly listed as: GREE-18


Dale Sinos (Section 01)


A reading of selected passages from the Iliad with attention to the poem’s structure and recurrent themes as well as to the society it reflects. Three class hours per week.

Requisite: GREE 212, 215, 217 or equivalent, or consent of the instructor. Spring semester. Professor D. Sinos.

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: Reading and writing in a language other than English; short papers, exams; leading class discussions. Students with documented disabilities who will require accommodations in this course should be in consultation with Accessibility Services and reach out to the faculty member as soon as possible to ensure that accommodations can be made in a timely manner.

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
Iliad: Book 1 U. of Michigan Press P. A. Draper, trans. TBD
Selections from Homer's Iliad Allen Rogers Bennett, trans. TBD
The Iliad of Homer U. of Chicago Press Richmond Lattimore, trans. TBD
A Lexicon of Homeric Dialect U. of Oklahoma Press Cunliffe, R. J. Recommended, not required (either Cunliffe or Autenrieth) TBD
An Homeric Dictionary U. of Oklahoma Press Autenrieth, G. Recommended, not required (either Cunliffe or Autenrieth) TBD


Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2024