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Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 401 (01) - Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Class Size:   200  
CRN: 14701
Survey of myths and sagas of ancient Greece and Rome. No classical preparation necessary. Background course for majors in English, the arts, music, history, modern languages, classics.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 401H
Attributes: Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Paul Robertson
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm MURK 115
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 401 (02) - Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Class Size:   200  
CRN: 16252
Survey of myths and sagas of ancient Greece and Rome. No classical preparation necessary. Background course for majors in English, the arts, music, history, modern languages, classics.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 401H
Attributes: Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: R. Scott Smith
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 MWF 12:10pm - 1:00pm MURK 115
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 403 (01) - Introduction to Greek Civilization

Greek Civilization

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 16804
A broad historical exploration of Greek civilization. Topics include: architecture, art, law, literature, philosophy, poetry, politics, religion, society, warfare, and the Greeks? legacy to the modern world. Open to all students. No prior knowledge of the ancient world assumed; all readings are in English. Ideal background for students of English, philosophy, history, Latin, Greek, the arts, music, modern languages.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 405, HIST 403
Only listed colleges in section: Liberal Arts
Attributes: Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Gregory McMahon
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am MURK 202
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 444D (H01) - Athens, Rome, and the Birth of the United States

Hon/Athens, Rome &Birth of USA

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 14702
What did Washington, Jefferson, Adams (John and Abigail), Madison and Paine have in common? They were all instrumental in shaping the US political system, but they were also educated in the classics. When building the framework of our democratic republic, they continually looked to Athens and Rome as models, inspirations and warnings. The course examines ancient political systems and how they helped fashion our founder's notion of the ideal government and continue to do so.
Only the following students: Honors Program
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery), Historical Perspectives(Disc), Honors course
Instructors: Yujhan Claros
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 MW 2:10pm - 3:30pm MURK 203
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 501 (01) - Introduction to Mediterranean Archaeology

Intro Med. Archaeology

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Class Size:   12  
CRN: 16264
Survey of representative archaeological sites, architecture, and objects produced by the cultures surrounding the Ancient Mediterranean. The course will focus on the structure, form, and symbolic content, or sanctuaries, cities, tombs, housing, as well as material culture such as pottery and sculpture. In addition to the overarching narrative of the history of classical archaeology, further topics include cross-cultural influences, materials and building technologies, archaeological theory and practice, and aesthetic principles.
Equivalent(s): ARTH 501
Attributes: World Cultures(Discovery)
Instructors: Ivo Van der Graaff
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm PCAC A204
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Survey of representative archaeological sites, architecture, and objects produced by the cultures surrounding the Ancient Mediterranean. The course will focus on the structure, form, and symbolic content, of sanctuaries, cities, tombs, housing, as well as material culture such as pottery and sculpture. In addition to the overarching narrative of the history of classical archaeology, further topics include cross-cultural influences, materials and building technologies, archaeological theory and practice, and aesthetic principles.

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 520A (01) - Classical Society, Politics and Ethics: Democracies and Republics

Democracies and Republics

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 13716
We frequently use the terms "democracy" and "republic" to describe our own political system, but where did these words and ideas originally come from? This course examines the historical development of the original democracies in Greece (primarily Athens) and the Roman Republic, as well as the particular institutions and practices that were associated with each. Course will also cover the development of democratic and republican institutions in the modern world. No prerequisite. Open to all students.
Attributes: Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Yujhan Claros
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm MURK 102
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 520D (01) - Classical Society, Politics and Ethics: Greek and Roman Religion

Greek & Roman Religion

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 16253
This course traces the historical development of ancient Greek and Roman religion from its antecedents in Near Eastern, Minoan, and Mycenaean culture to the rise of Christianity in Rome's early imperial period. This course also introduces students to the methods and materials of historians of religion. Topics covered in this course include: changing conceptions of divinity, animal sacrifice, sanctuaries, festivals, death and the afterlife, divination, magic, and mystery cults.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 520
Attributes: Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Paul Robertson
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 MW 9:40am - 11:00am HS G21
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Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 530A (1SY) - Classical Literary Performance Genres: War and Adventure in Ancient Epic

War/Adventure in Ancient Epic

Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 12796
Storytelling has long been one of the primary means to preserve and transmit cultural ideas and traditions. In this course students read and analyze the earliest epic tales from the Greek and Roman period with a view toward understanding the roots and nature of epic, the myths it told, and the influence it has had on subsequent literature. No credit earned if credit received for CLAS 444B.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 444B
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Richard Clairmont
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm ONLINE
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 540B (01) - Environment, Technology and Ancient Society: Roman Houses, Domestic Space and Public Life

Roman Houses & Public Life

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 16254
The Romans used the house as a communication technology for defining and expressing their identities in society and in the natural world. In this course, we examine literary and visual sources for Roman houses, apartments, villas, and palaces, and we compare and contrast the role of the house in the ancient world and in American society. We pay special attention to how domestic space shapes and is shaped by environment, politics, and culture.
Attributes: Environment,Tech&Society(Disc)
Instructors: Harriet Fertik
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 MWF 10:10am - 11:00am MURK G02
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Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 550C (01) - Identities and Difference in the Ancient World: Sex and Desire in Greece and Rome

Sex/Desire In Greece and Rome

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 16255
This course provides an introduction to ancient Greek and Roman conceptions of desire and sexuality, to how these conceptions developed and changed over time, and how they differ from modern ways of understanding sex, desire, and sexuality. Topics discussed include "romantic" love, attitudes towards homosexual practices, man-boy love, lesbianism, ancient views of "cross-dressing," and attitudes towards prostitution, among others.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Susan Curry
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 MWF 2:10pm - 3:00pm MURK 202