ARBC: ArabicWinter 2017
ARBC101 Introduction to the Grammar and Vocabulary of Classic Arabic Sections
ARBC102 Introduction to the Grammar and Vocabulary of Classic Arabic II Sections
ARBC201 Classical Arabic (Intermediate) I Sections
Increased reading ability as well as learning the further essentials of grammar.
ARBC202 Classical Arabic (Intermediate) II Sections
Increased reading ability as well as learning the further essentials of grammar. Continuation of ARBC 201.
CLST: Classical Studies Undergraduate CoursesWinter 2017
CLST105 Greek and Roman Mythology Sections
Greek and Roman mythology and its interpretation. Emphasis on ancient texts read in English translation.
CLST110 Golden Age of Athens Sections
The history and culture, values, and achievements of fifth-century Athens.
CLST111 Late Republican and Early Imperial Rome Sections
The history and culture, values, and achievements of Late Republican and Early Imperial Rome.
CLST204 Gods, Graves, and Goods: The Archaeology of Ancient Greece and Rome Sections
A survey of the material cultures of the pre-classical and classical civilizations of Greece and Rome, illustrating the principles and techniques used to illuminate the archaeological history of these civilizations.
CLST211 Greek Philosophy I Sections
The Pre-Socratics; Socrates; Sophists; Plato. Recommended as preparation for CLST/PHIL 212 and PHIL 310.
CLST212 Greek Philosophy II Sections
Aristotle; selections from Hellenistic and Late Antique Philosophy. Recommended as preparation for PHIL 310 and PHIL 311.
CLST231 Ancient Greece Sections
A survey of the ancient Greek world from the Minoan and Mycenaean (about 2000-1000 BCE) to the Hellenistic Period (323-30 BCE).
CLST232 Ancient Rome Sections
A survey of the ancient Roman world from the foundation of the city to the death of Constantine.
CLST260 Gladiators, Games, and Spectacle in the Greek and Roman World Sections
History, development, and social function of various forms of spectacle in ancient Greece and Rome, from the Olympic games to the Roman arena.
CLST301 The Technical Terms of Medicine and Biological Science Sections
Acquaints the student with the Greek and Latin elements from which most specialized terms of modern medicine are constructed. Intended primarily for students planning to enter the medical, pharmaceutical, or biological sciences.
CLST306 Applied Science and Technology in Classical Antiquity Sections
The origins and achievements of applied technology in the Greek and Roman world from the Bronze Age to late Antiquity, with special attention to archaeological evidence.
CLST307 Greek Law Sections
The study of Greek legal theory, practice, and institutions from their origin in self-help, through the early lawgivers and their codes, to the developed system of Athens in the fifth and fourth centuries. A variety of test cases from the works of the Greek orators will be explored.
CLST312 Women in the Roman World of Republican and Imperial Times Sections
Women in the Roman world in the culture of the Republic and the Empire. Literary, artistic, and mythological sources are compared and contrasted to historical, legal, and archaeological records.
CLST313 Greek Epic Sections
Homer's <i>Iliad</i> and <i>Odyssey</i>, in translation.
CLST317 Classical Tragedy Sections
The plays of the Greek and Roman tragic dramatists, in translation.
CLST331 Greek Art and Architecture Sections
An introduction to the visual culture of the ancient Greek world in the second and first millennia BCE, especially from c. 1000 to 30 BCE.
CLST332 Roman Art and Architecture Sections
An introduction to the visual culture of the ancient Roman world from the 8th century BCE to the 4th century CE.
CLST333 Greek Religion Sections
A survey of both traditional and exoteric religious practices from the Archaic to the Hellenistic period. Some knowledge of ancient Greece is recommended.
CLST353 The Early Roman Empire Sections
Roman imperial history during the Julio-Claudian and Flavian periods (30 BC-96 AD).
CLST355 The Athenians and their Empire Sections
The sources (literary, epigraphical and other) for Athens' emergence as one of the two leading city-states in late archaic and classical Greece and the stages by which her empire grew.
CLST356 Alexander the Great and his Empire Sections
The rise of Macedon under Philip II leading to its domination of Greece and the overthrow of the Persian Empire by his son, Alexander; the subsequent spread of Greek civilization in the East.
CLST402A Seminar in Classical Literature - SEM CLASSCL LIT Sections
Selected topics in Greek or Roman literature, with an emphasis on research. Restricted to majors and honours students in CLST, CLAS, CLAH, ARGR, GRNE, CNRS.
CLST403A Seminar in Classical Art and Archaeology - SEM CLS ART&ARCH Sections
Selected topics in Greek or Roman art and archaeology, with an emphasis on research. Restricted to majors and honours students in CLST, CLAS, CLAH, ARGR, GRNE, CNRS.
CNRS: Classical, Near Eastern and Religious StudiesWinter 2017
CNRS370 Theories of Myth Sections
Origins, nature, and transmission of myth in the Western tradition, with particular attention devoted to the interpretation of myth from ancient times up to the present. Some background in myth is recommended.
CNRS410 The Archaeology of Ancient Cyprus Sections
An overview of the archaeology of ancient Cyprus from the island's initial colonization in the 10th millennium BCE through the period of its rule as part of the Roman Empire (4th century CE).
CNRS449 Honours Essay Sections
GREK: GreekWinter 2017
GREK101 First-Year Ancient Greek I Sections
An introduction to Classical and Hellenistic Greek, Part I.
GREK102 First-Year Ancient Greek II Sections
An introduction to Classical and Hellenistic Greek, Part II.
GREK201 Second-Year Ancient Greek I Sections
Completion of the grammatical foundations of Ancient Greek, Part I.
GREK202 Second-Year Ancient Greek II Sections
Completion of the grammatical foundations of Ancient Greek, Part II; introduction to the reading of unadapted passages of Greek literature.
GREK351 Intermediate Ancient Greek: Prose Sections
Readings in the major authors in Greek Prose.
GREK352 Intermediate Ancient Greek: Verse Sections
Readings in the major authors in Greek Verse.
GREK401A Greek Prose - GREEK PROSE Sections
Studies in history, philosophy and/or oratory. It is recommended that the corequisite course be completed prior to GREK 401.
GREK402B Greek Verse - GREEK VERSE Sections
Studies in epic, tragedy and/or comedy. It is recommended that the corequisite course be completed prior to GREK 402.
HEBR: HebrewWinter 2017
HEBR201 Intermediate Biblical Hebrew I Sections
The second year of Biblical Hebrew with emphasis on rapid reading of poetry and prose along with grammar.
HEBR202 Intermediate Biblical Hebrew II Sections
The second year of Biblical Hebrew with emphasis on rapid reading of poetry and prose along with grammar.
LATN: LatinWinter 2017
LATN101 First-Year Latin I Sections
Classical Latin for students with no previous knowledge of Latin, Part I.
LATN102 First-Year Latin II Sections
Classical Latin for students with no previous knowledge of Latin, Part II.
LATN201 Second-Year Latin I Sections
Completion of the grammatical foundations of classical Latin, Part I.
LATN202 Second-Year Latin II Sections
Completion of the grammatical foundations of classical Latin, Part II, and an introduction to the reading of unadapted passages of Latin literature.
LATN350 Latin Literature of the Classical Period (Prose) Sections
Readings in Latin Prose.
LATN351 Latin Literature of the Classical Period (Verse) Sections
Readings in Latin Verse.
LATN401C Latin Prose - LATIN PROSE Sections
Studies in history, oratory and/or philosophy. May be repeated for up to 12 credits. It is recommended that the corequisite course be completed prior to LATN 401.
LATN402B Latin Verse - LATIN VERSE Sections
Studies in narrative verse, comedy, satire, elegiac and lyric poetry. May be repeated for up to 12 credits. It is recommended that the corequisite course be completed prior to LATN 402.
NEST: Near Eastern StudiesWinter 2017
NEST101 Introduction to Near Eastern and Egyptian Archaeology Sections
An overview of the past two centuries of archaeological investigations of the civilizations of the ancient Near East and Egypt.
NEST301 Early Empires of the Ancient Middle East Sections
A history from 3100-333 BC with emphasis on Mesopotamia.
NEST303 History of Ancient Egypt Sections
History and culture of Ancient Egyptian civilization from political, intellectual, social and environmental perspectives
NEST304 Ancient Egypt: The Archaeology of the Land of the Pharaohs Sections
The material remains of the ancient Egyptians from monumental tombs and temples to the artifacts of daily life; the development of Egyptian civilization from the rise of the first rulers to its incorporation into the Roman Empire.
NEST312 Religion in Ancient Egypt Sections
A survey of the religious beliefs, cults, and religious institutions in Pharaonic Egypt.
NEST313 Introduction to Middle Egyptian Sections
Language of Ancient Egypt and the main literary texts composed during the Middle Kingdom.
RELG: Religious StudiesWinter 2017
RELG101 Introduction to the Western (Abrahamic) Religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Sections
An overview of the three main western monotheistic (Abrahamic) religions, together with the concepts used in studying religion, The focus will be on the origins and representative texts along with some historical development and current experience of each religion.
RELG201 Near Eastern and Biblical Mythology Sections
An introduction to the world of Near Eastern mythology, from the Gilgamesh Epic to the Book of Genesis and beyond.
RELG203 Scriptures of the Near East Sections
An introduction to the scriptures of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
RELG207 Classical Islam Sections
The history and culture, values, and achievements of Islamic societies from 700-1500; the interconnections between power, politics, gender, and the arts in Islamic societies. This course is highly recommended as a basis for all 300- and 400-level Islamic Studies courses.
RELG208 Modern Islam Sections
The history and culture, values, and socio-political movements of the Islamic world from 1500 to the modern day; the interconnections between power, politics, gender, and the arts in modern Islamic societies. This course is highly recommended as a basis for all 300- and 400-level Islamic Studies courses.
RELG209 Eden to Exile: Introduction to the Hebrew Bible Sections
An overview of the Hebrew Bible ("Old Testament"), with emphasis on its ancient Near Eastern context; its competing religious perspectives; and its limits as a historical source.
RELG306 Archaeology and the Bible Sections
The impact of archaeological research on understanding the history and religion of ancient Israel.
RELG307 Sex, Lies, and Violence in the Hebrew Bible Sections
An exploration of the Bible's "dark side," with emphasis on texts that center on sex, deceit, and murder.
RELG317 The Origins of Christianity: Social, Religious, and Political Milieux Sections
The origins of Christianity as reflected in early Christian literature of the first and early second centuries (including the New Testament).
RELG330 The Origins of Judaism Sections
Surveys the history of Jews and Judaism in the Second Temple era, from the destruction of the First Jerusalem Temple (586 B.C.E.) to the beginnings of the rabbinic movement (200 C.E.).
RELG414 The Gospels and the Historical Jesus Sections
The canonical and apocryphal gospels and the life and teachings of the historical Jesus.
RELG415 The Life and Thought of Paul of Tarsus Sections
The life and literature of Paul in the Roman imperial world: letter writing, patronage and power; Roman imperial iconography; Paul and community formation.
RELG448 Seminar in the History of the Religion of Islam Sections
A topic relevant to the study of Islam as a religion: e.g., the text and doctrines of the Qur'an; the Hadith (or Traditions) of the Prophet; Islamic Law; mysticism in Islam; the Shi'ah and the Isma'ilis. Not offered every year. Consult the departmental brochure for the topic to be offered.
RELG475E Topics in Religion - TPCS IN RELIGION Sections
Consult the course registration information each year for offered topics.