Saturday, September 29, 2012

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Columbia Lit Hum Syllabus Fall Semester


LITERATURE HUMANITIES:  SYLLABUS 2012-13 (PDF)

FALL 2012 C1001x


Texts:  

Homer, Iliad (U. of Chicago, tr. Lattimore)
Homer, Odyssey (Harper, tr. Lattimore)
Aeschylus, Oresteia (Aeschylus I, U. of Chicago, tr. Lattimore)
Sophocles, Oedipus the King (Sophocles I, U. of Chicago, tr. Grene & Lattimore)
Euripides, Medea (U. of Chicago, tr. Warner)
Herodotus, The Histories (Oxford, tr. Robin Waterfield)
Thucydides, History of Peloponnesian War (Penguin, tr. Warner)
Aristophanes, Lysistrata (Penguin, tr. Sommerstein)
Plato, Symposium (Hackett, trs. Nehamas, Woodruff)
Bible: Revised Standard Version (Meridian)



September

4 (T/W/R only) Homer, Iliad (1st and 2nd day)

10 Homer, Iliad (3rd and 4th day)

17 Homer, Odyssey (1st and 2nd day)

24 Homer, Odyssey (3rd and 4th day)


October

1 Aeschylus, Oresteia (2 days)

8 Sophocles, Oedipus the King (2 days)

15 Euripides, Medea (2 days)

22 Midterm / Herodotus, The Histories, Bk 1.1-140 (pp. 3-64); Bk 2.1-5, 2.35-51, 2.112-20 (pp. 95-7, 108-16, 137-41); Bk 7.1-58, 7.100-5 (pp. 404-28, 438-41).

29 Thucydides, History of Peloponnesian War, Bk 1.1-49, 1.139-46  (pp. 35-64, 118-23); Bk 2.34-55 (pp. 143-56); Bk 3.36-50, 3.69-85  (pp. 212-23, 236-45); Bk 5.84-116 (pp. 400-8); Bk  6.8-32 (pp. 414-29).  /Aristophanes, Lysistrata


November

5 (W/R only) Plato, Symposium (1st day)

12 Plato, Symposium (2nd day) / Genesis (1st day)

19 (M/T/W only) Genesis (2nd day)

26 Job (2 days) – or Genesis (3rd day) and Job (1 day)


December

3 Luke/John (2 days, including last day of class/review for T/R sections)

10 (M only) Last day of class/Review for M/W sections