Classical Studies | Grek Poetry: Homer
G250 | 0926 | Bannon
This course meets from 10:10-11:00 am MWF in BH 235.
The Greeks regarded the Homeric poems as the best literature ever
produced, and many moderns have agreed with them. This course is an
introduction to Homeric Greek, the form of Greek employed in epic
poetry. We will read about two books of Homer's Iliad or Odyssey.
Homer. The Odyssey of Homer. vol. 1 (Books 1-12) Ed. W. B. Stanford.
London: Macmillan, 1947-1948.
Autenrieth, G. A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges. Trans.
R. P. Keep; rev. I. Flagg. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1958.
Homer. The Odyssey. Trans. Robert Fitzgerald. Farrar, Straus &
Giroux, LLC. Originally published Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1961.