2013-2014 Greek Courses

Beginning Greek

Open—Year

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.

Intermediate Greek

Intermediate—Year

This course has two aims: to develop the student’s ability to read Greek intelligently and fluently and to give the student a general understanding of Greek history and literature. The authors to be read will be determined at the time of registration.

Advanced Greek

Advanced—Year

This course has two aims: to extend the student’s ability to read classical Greek and to deepen the student’s appreciation of the literary traditions of the Greeks. The authors to be read will be determined at the time of registration.

Study Abroad in Greece and Turkey

Ancient Agora of AthensTaught on site in Greece and Turkey, SLC's summer program The Geography of Faith: Paul and the Emergence of Christianity in the Aegean introduces students to the Greco-Roman world and the impact of the Apostle Paul’s work in major urban centers of the Eastern Mediterranean. The program offers a combination of seminar work in the classroom and site visits to the major ancient sites where Paul lived and worked. Learn more»