Intermediate Greek: Plato

PREREQUISITE: CLASS-UA.0007-0008 OR TWO YEARS OF SECONDARY SCHOOL GREEK.

In this course, we will read a well-known speech by Lysias, concerning a case of adultery and murder, and Plato’s dialogue Lysis, on love and friendship. The aim is to develop facility in reading Attic prose, and to gain acquaintance with ancient Greek ideas on the most important human relationships.

Reading of Plato's Apology and Crito and selections from the Republic. The purpose of the course is to develop facility in reading Attic prose. Supplements readings in Greek with lectures on Socrates and the Platonic dialogues.

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Fall 2021

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David Konstan
M: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM; T: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM; W: 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM SILV 621