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Course Description

Academic Year 2021-2022 • Grade 11 and above • Greek Sequence

Greek V

An introduction to Attic drama, based upon E. R. Dodds' very thorough student edition (with commentary) of Euripides' Bacchae. We will read the entire play through the year, and discuss its linguistic and artistic challenges, as well as the nature of text survivals from the ancient world.

Course Website: Greek V

Sections and Teachers

Section 1:

Instructor: Bruce McMenomy

Starts: September 7, 2021
Ends: June 10, 2022

Dates and times to be arranged with enrolled students.

Tuition: $500.00



Prerequisites

Greek IV; Greek III and instructor permission, or equivalent preparation.

Recommended background

A thorough understanding of Attic Greek is essential for success in this course.

Textbooks and Materials

This textbook is required:

An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon : Founded upon the 7th ed. of Liddell and Scott's Greek-English Lexicon. 1889. , Authors: H. G. Liddell, Robert Scott

ISBN: 0199102066

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This textbook is required:

Bacchae , Authors: Euripides, E. R. Dodds (Editor)

ISBN: 0198721250

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Other information: One of the finest single-play editions with commentary available; very challenging but very solid.


This textbook is required:

Greek Grammar , Authors: Herbert Weir Smyth, Gordon M. Messing

ISBN: 0674362500

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This textbook is required:

Looking at Bacchae [Edition 1], Authors: David Stuttard

ISBN: 1474221475

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Other information: Alternate (e-book, hardback) forms of the book are equally acceptable.


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