ARBC: ArabicWinter 2018
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.
ARBC420A Supervised Study in Classical Arabic - CLASSICAL ARABIC Sections
Religious and literary Arabic texts pertaining to the early and medieval Islamic world.
CLST: Classical Studies Undergraduate CoursesWinter 2018
CLST105 Greek and Roman Mythology Sections
Greek and Roman mythology and its interpretation. Emphasis on ancient texts read in English translation.
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 Ancient Technology: Greece and Rome Sections
The origins, achievements, and social impacts of applied technology in the Greek and Roman world from the Bronze Age to Late Antiquity (c. 1500 BCE - 400 CE), with special attention to archaeological evidence.
CLST308 Roman Law Sections
The development of Roman private law during the classical period with special attention to family law, contract and delict.
CLST311 Women in the Bronze Age, Classical Greek and Hellenistic Cultures Sections
The images projected in mythology, literature, and art are compared with realities of women's lives insofar as they can be reconstructed from historical, legal, and archaeological records.
CLST313 Greek Epic Sections
Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, in translation.
CLST314 Latin Epic Sections
The development of the epic genre in Latin, with detailed study of Vergil's Aeneid, Ovid's Metamorphoses, and Lucan's Civil War, in translation.
CLST319 The Roman Army Sections
Rome's military from the early Republic to the Imperial period. Topics range from those of a military nature such as equipment and strategy to social topics such as policing and marriage of soldiers.
CLST320 Slavery in the Ancient Greek and Roman World Sections
The study and history of slavery in the Greek and Roman worlds as a political, legal, economic, social, and cultural phenomenon.
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.
CLST334 Roman Religion Sections
Roman religions between the ninth century BC and the second century AD, including mystery religions, love magic, emperor worship, and early Christianity, with particular attention devoted to the primary sources. Some knowledge of ancient Rome is recommended.
CLST352 The Roman Republic Sections
Rome from the foundation to the Augustan settlement. Constitutional development; the workings and failure of the Republican political system; acquisition and growth of Empire; the political, social, and economic consequences of imperialism.
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.
CLST360E Life and Society in Classical Antiquity - LF SOC CLAS ANTQ Sections
Topics in Greek and Roman life and society.
CLST402B 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.
CLST403C 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 2018
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.
CNRS449 Honours Essay Sections
GREK: GreekWinter 2018
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.
GREK401B 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.
GREK402A 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 2018
HEBR101 Elementary Biblical Hebrew Part I Sections
Introduction to Biblical Hebrew grammar. Includes translation of prose and poetry from the Hebrew Bible.
HEBR102 Elementary Biblical Hebrew Part II Sections
A continuation of HEBR 101: Introduction to Biblical Hebrew grammar. Includes translation of prose and poetry from the Hebrew Bible.
LATN: LatinWinter 2018
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.
LATN401A 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.
LATN402A 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 2018
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.
NEST312 Religion in Ancient Egypt Sections
A survey of the religious beliefs, cults, and religious institutions in Pharaonic Egypt.
NEST315 Introduction to Akkadian Sections
The basic grammar and introduction to the cuneiform writing system of the Akkadian language of the Ancient Near East.
NEST319 The Archaeology of Ancient Iraq and Syria: Babylon and Beyond Sections
An overview of the archaeology of the ancient Near East, with special emphasis on the civilizations of Mesopotamia, from the appearance of the first cities (c. 3400 BCE) to the end of the Persian period (c. 330 BCE).
NEST401 Literature of Ancient Egypt or the Ancient Near East Sections
The main genres and texts of Egyptian and Ancient Near Eastern Literature and their modern Interpretation. Credit will be granted for only one of NEST 401 or 505.
NEST402 The Archaeology of the City in the Ancient Near East Sections
The material manifestations of urbanism in the ancient Near East, from the 4th millennium BC up to the 1st millennium BC. Credit will be granted for only one of NEST 402 or 506.
RELG: Religious StudiesWinter 2018
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.
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.
RELG308 Talmud, Midrash and the Rabbinic Imagination Sections
The Talmud, Midrash, and other late-antique (3rd - 7th centuries) rabbinic writings, focusing on biblical interpretation and narratives.
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.
RELG475B Topics in Religion - TPCS IN RELIGION Sections
Consult the course registration information each year for offered topics.
RELG475C Topics in Religion - TPCS IN RELIGION Sections
Consult the course registration information each year for offered topics.