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Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 401 (01) - Classical Mythology

Classical Mythology

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   229  
CRN: 50533
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
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 MWF 12:10pm - 1:00pm MURK 115
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 404 (01) - Introduction to Roman Civilization

Roman Civilization

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   24  
CRN: 56532
A broad historical exploration of Roman civilization. Topics include: architecture, art, law, literature, philosophy, poetry, politics, religion, society, warfare, and the Romans? 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 406, HIST 404
Attributes: Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: R. Scott Smith
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 MWF 11:10am - 12:00pm MURK G17
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 444D (01) - Athens, Rome, and the Birth of the United States

Athens, Rome and Birth of USA

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 56955
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 listed classes in section: Freshman, Sophomore
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery), Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Yujhan Claros
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 MW 2:10pm - 3:30pm MURK 118
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 520B (01) - Classical Society, Politics and Ethics: Happiness and Ancient Views of the Good Life

Ancient Views of the Good Life

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 54642
How did the Greeks and Romans define happiness and was happiness considered an essential component of the "good life"? How do ancient concepts of the "good life" influence later views of human flourishing and how do specific historical circumstances alter utopian visions of a life well lived? This course traces the concept of the "good life" from ancient Greece to today and challenges students to create their own vision of a "good life".
Attributes: Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Susan Curry
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 MW 2:10pm - 3:30pm MURK G17
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 525 (1SY) - Greek and Latin Origins of Medical Terms

Greek&Latin Origins Med Terms

Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 53517
Study of medical terminology. Exercises in etymology and the development of vocabulary in a context at once scientific, historical, and cultural. No knowledge of Greek or Latin is required. Useful to premedical, pre-dental, pre-veterinary, nursing, medical technology, and other students in the biological and physical sciences. Open to all students.
Instructors: Richard Clairmont
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 TR 9:40am - 11:00am ONLINE
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: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   21  
CRN: 53518
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
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 TR 3:40pm - 5:00pm ONLINE
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 540C (01) - Environment, Technology and Ancient Society: Tech, Tools and Engineering in the Ancient World

Engineering in Ancient World

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 56957
This course examines positive and negative impacts of ancient technological advances: engineering (fire, metallurgy), writing technology (scripts, including the alphabet, the emergence of papyrus and vellum), military technology (shipbuilding, defensive and offensive technologies, and navigation), artistic (invention of dyes, lost-wax methods of bronze casting), infrastructure (roads, bridges, and aqueducts), and monumentality (Stonehenge, Greek temples, and the Roman Colosseum). Focus on the ways in which societal and environmental factors influenced technological development and vice versa.
Attributes: Environment,Tech&Society(Disc)
Instructors: Gregory McMahon
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am MURK G02
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 550A (01) - Identities and Difference in the Ancient World: Greek and Roman Women

Greek and Roman Women

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   24  
CRN: 54072
The impact of women on society in Greece and Rome throughout Antiquity. The role of women in public, religious, and private life as well as their legal status through law codes. Men's views of women in different literary texts. Especially concentrating on the few existing texts written by women. All readings are in English. No prerequisite.
Equivalent(s): CLAS 550
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Historical Perspectives(Disc)
Instructors: Anna Newman
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 MWF 1:10pm - 2:00pm MURK G01
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 575 (01) - Ancient Near East

Ancient Near East

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 57027
From the Neolithic revolution to the time of Alexander the Great. Rise of civilization; nature of human artistic and intellectual development in the earliest civilizations of Mesopotamia and Egypt; Judaism in its historical setting. Course meets the History major requirements for Group III.
Equivalent(s): HIST 575
Instructors: Gregory McMahon
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 MWF 11:10am - 12:00pm HORT 215
Durham   Liberal Arts :: Classics

CLAS 675 (01) - History of Ancient Greece

History of Ancient Greece

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 56535
Discover the exciting, turbulent, and innovative world of the Greeks through their history, from the emergence of small cities in the archaic period to the empire of Alexander the Great. Special focus will be on the political, economic and social developments in the rise of the polis (city), the Persian and Peloponnesian Wars, the rise of Macedon and Alexander the Great?s conquests. CLAS 403/HIST 403 is encouraged but not necessary.
Equivalent(s): HIST 675
Instructors: Michael Leese
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 MW 3:40pm - 5:00pm HORT 307