An introduction to Greek comedy through Aristophanes' Frogs (Dover ed.). As a comedy about tragedy, the play provides a humorous and insightful lens into the world of Attic drama. We will read selections of the play through the year, and discuss it in its historical and literary contexts.
Instructor: Cynthia Liu
Starts: September 6, 2022
Ends: June 2, 2023
Wednesday 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM ET
Greek IV; Greek III and instructor permission, or equivalent preparation.
A thorough understanding of Attic Greek is essential for success in this course.
Text recommended is Dover's edition (1993).
Textbooks and Materials
This item is required:The Frogs: Aristophanes , Authors: Aristophanes; Kenneth Dover
Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore