Classical Studies

CLHU A480 Capstone: Special Topics
1.00 crs.

The capstone presents students with the opportunity to showcase their tools and techniques for analysis, interpretation, and research of literature and material culture necessary to pursuing a successful career in Classical Studies at all levels. 

CLHU A498 Thesis Research
3.00 crs.

This course offers students pursuing a thesis the opportunity to do research under the guidance of their thesis adviser.

CLHU A499 Thesis or Independent Study
1.00 crs., 3.00 crs.

Students who have satisfactorily completed their research register for this course while they write their honors thesis. This course may also be used to perform independent work done under professorial supervision. 

Prerequisite
Prerequisite is for thesis only
CLHU N200 WAL: Greek and Roman Epic
3.00 crs.

Knowledge-Value Courses: Writing About Literature

This course is a survey in English of Greek and Latin Epics, such as the works of Homer, Hesiod, Apollonius of Rhodes, Quintus of Smyrna, Vergil, Lucan, and Statius. Excerpts from authors, both ancient and modern, and important works that discuss the nature and the role of epic poetry within society will also be included.

Any of the prerequisites are accepted
CLHU N200 WAL: Greek and Roman Epic
3.00 crs.

Knowledge-Value Courses: Writing About Literature

This course is a survey in English of Greek and Latin Epics, such as the works of Homer, Hesiod, Apollonius of Rhodes, Quintus of Smyrna, Vergil, Lucan, and Statius. Excerpts from authors, both ancient and modern, and important works that discuss the nature and the role of epic poetry within society will also be included.

Any of the prerequisites are accepted
CLHU N202 WAL: Justice in Greek Literature
3.00 crs.

Knowledge-Value Courses: Writing About Literature

Justice is the foundation of civilized society. It is at once the condition and means of concord and harmony among people. Greek poets and philosophers were among the first to investigate the nature of justice. Examination of their writings on this subject can alert students to its importance and to its nature.

Any of the prerequisites are accepted
CLHU N202 WAL: Justice in Greek Literature
3.00 crs.

Knowledge-Value Courses: Writing About Literature

Justice is the foundation of civilized society. It is at once the condition and means of concord and harmony among people. Greek poets and philosophers were among the first to investigate the nature of justice. Examination of their writings on this subject can alert students to its importance and to its nature.

Any of the prerequisites are accepted
CLHU N356 WAL: Greek Elegies and Lyrics
3.00 crs.

Knowledge-Value Courses: Writing About Literature

This course is an introduction to lyric and elegiac forms of individual poetic expression. Consideration will be given to the technical terms referring to the poems studied, their themes, and performance. Authors include Archilochus, Tyrtaeus, Alcaeus, and Sappho, among others, along related primary and secondary sources.

Any of the prerequisites are accepted
CLHU N356 WAL: Greek Elegies and Lyrics
3.00 crs.

Knowledge-Value Courses: Writing About Literature

This course is an introduction to lyric and elegiac forms of individual poetic expression. Consideration will be given to the technical terms referring to the poems studied, their themes, and performance. Authors include Archilochus, Tyrtaeus, Alcaeus, and Sappho, among others, along related primary and secondary sources.

Any of the prerequisites are accepted
CLHU O204 Feasting and Dining in Antiquity
3.00 crs.

Loyola Core: Creative Arts & Cultures

What we eat and how we eat it help to define us in terms of social class/caste, religion, ethnicity, and even gender.  In this class, we will explore food as both sustenance and symbol.  The ancient Greeks and Romans were very aware of the power of food and dining.  Across the term, we will look at their “food issues” as well as our own.

CLHU O210 Classics and Comics
3.00 crs.

The trend of reception studies in Classical scholarship is more popular than ever. In this course, the student will examine the use of characters, themes, and literary genres from the ancient world and their appearance in comic books, graphic novels, and cartoons. Students will work to gain a good understanding of both primary source material covering topics that include hero myths from around the world, ancient philosophy, Greek history, Roman comedy, Homeric and Babylonian epics, Greek vases.

Loyola Core: Creative Arts & Cultures

CLHU O246 Greek Mythology
3.00 crs.

Knowledge-Values Courses: Creative Arts and Culture 

This course is a study of the origins, themes, and significance of Greek Mythology with emphasis on myth as a vestige of primitive thought and on the corpus of Greek myths as a source for Greek and Roman literature. 

CLHU O257 Greek Culture
3.00 crs.

Knowledge-Value Courses: Creative Arts and Cultures

This course is a multi-disciplinary survey of the interdependence of the arts and culture in the Greek world from its semi-legendary beginnings in the Mycenaean age through the Classical, Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine and Post-Byzantine period. Students explore the contribution of the arts on Greek culture, from architecture to sculpture to drama to cuisine, with particular emphasis on its extraordinary continuity throughout the centuries as well as its massive influence – by way of its reception from the Renaissance onwards - on the development of the art, thought and morality of the Western world.

CLHU O258 Roman Culture
3.00 crs.

Knowledge-Value Courses: Creative Arts and Cultures

This course examines the literature, culture, history, politics, and daily life of the ancient Romans from the legendary beginning of the city in 753 B.C. to the fifth century A.D. Readings include Latin literature in translation and secondary texts that provide archaeological evidence and the historical context.