Beginning Greek


This course provides an intensive introduction to Ancient Greek grammar, syntax, and vocabulary, with the aim of being able to read the language as soon as possible. By mid-semester in the fall, students will be reading authentic excerpts of Ancient Greek poetry and prose. Students will also read and discuss several dialogues of Plato in English. During the spring semester, while continuing to refine their grammar and reading skills, students will read extended selections of Plato’s Apology in the original Greek.