USCH 1111 Course Schedule

This is not a complete syllabus, but only a schedule of readings and assignments.

Course Schedule for USCH 1111 Classics

(Winter 2016)

Meets in Cremona 201, MWF 9:30-10:50

 

Mondays

 

Wednesdays Fridays
Jan 4 Homer, Iliad Books 1, 3-4

Introduction; make sure you have read the Odyssey and Gilgamesh

Jan 6

Homer, Iliad 5-6, 9-10

 

 

 

Jan 8

Homer Iliad 12, 14-15

 

 

 

Jan 11

Homer Iliad 16, 18-19

 

 

 

Jan 13

Homer Iliad 22-24

 

 

 

Jan 15

NO CLASS

M L KING DAY

 

 

 

 

Jan 18

Sophocles, Oedipus The King, first half, to line 950 on page 56

 

 

Jan 20

Sophocles, Oedipus the King, second half, from line 950 to the end

 

PAPER NO. 1 HOMER

 

Jan 22

Thucydides P War 1

(See Reading Notes for selections) (Be sure to bring your packet!)

 

Jan 25

Thucydides P War 2 & 3

[Sparta vs. Athens]

 

 

 

Jan 27

Thucydides P War 4, 5

[The Debate at Melos]

 

 

 

Jan 29

Thucydides P War 6-7

[Sicily; Old & New]

 

 

Feb 1

Plato, Republic 1

[Body & Soul]

 

 

Feb 3

Plato, Republic 2, 3

[Getting an Education]

 

PAPER NO. 2 THUCYDIDES

 

Feb 5

 

 

Plato, Republic 4, 5

[Justice]

Dr. Ewald, Marston Lecture,

(Tues Feb 9th 3 p.m., DH 150)

 

Feb 8

Plato, Republic 6

[Women]

Feb 10

Plato, Republic 7

[Allegory of the Cave]

 

REWRITE P. NO. 1

 

Feb 12

NO CLASS

PRESIDENTS’ DAY

 

 

 

Feb 15

Plato, Republic 11

[Myth of Er]

Plato vs. Aristotle (bring Packet)

 

Feb 17

Context—Rome and Greece

PAPER NO. 3 PLATO

 

 

Feb 19

Vergil Aeneid 1-2

(See Reading Notes for Selections)

 

Feb 22

Vergil Aeneid 4,6

 

 

 

Feb 24

Vergil Aeneid 7,8

REWRITE P NO. 2

 

 

Feb 26

Vergil Aeneid 9,10

 

 

 

 

Feb 29

Vergil Aeneid 11-12

 

 

 

 

Mar 2

Ovid, Metamorphoses

(See Reading Notes for Selections)

Book I, II (Phaethon), Book III (Actaeon, Narcissus & Echo)

 

Mar 4

Ovid, Metamorphoses

Book IV (Pyramus & Thisbe), Book V (Prosperpina), Book VI Arachne, Niobe, Procne & Philomela

 

Mar 7

Ovid, Metamorphoses

Book X Orpheus & Eurydice, Pygmalion, Book XI Midas,

Ceyx & Alcyone, Book XV Pythagoras

 

Mar 9

Conclusions

 

REWRITE P NO. 3

 

 

Mar 11

NO CLASS

Final Exams

 

 

 

 

Mar 14

NO CLASS

Final Exams

 

 

 

 

Mar 16

NO CLASS

Final Exams

FINAL PAPER DUE BY MIDNIGHT (EMAIL TO BOTH OKAY!)

(ID. NO. ONLY!)

Mar 18