Spring 2023

An Introduction to Greek Epic

Listed in: Classics, as GREE-318


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.

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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.

GREE 318 - LEC

Section 01
Tu 11:30 AM - 12:50 PM GROS 012
Th 11:30 AM - 12:50 PM GROS 012

ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
Iliad: Book 1 U. of Michigan Press Homer; P. A. Draper, ed. Amherst Books TBD
Selections from Homer's Iliad Andesite Press Homer; Benner, Allen Rogers, ed. TBD
The Iliad of Homer U. of Chicago Press Lattimore, Richmond, trans. Amherst Books TBD
A Lexicon of Homeric Dialect U. of Oklahoma Press Cunliffe, R. J. Recommended, not required (either Cunliffe or Autenrieth) Amherst Books TBD
An Homeric Dictionary U. of Oklahoma Press Autenrieth, G. Recommended, not required (either Cunliffe or Autenrieth) Amherst Books TBD

These books are available locally at Amherst Books.


Other years: Offered in 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