CLAS 4033 Being Greek under the Empire: The Second Sophistic and Beyond

3 classroom hours plus conference and independent research; 4 credits

Survey of the literature of the Greek cultural reflorescence under Roman Imperial rule known as the Second Sophistic. Close reading, analysis, and research into authors such as Lucian, Longus, Achilles Tatius, and the early Christian hagiographers.

Prerequisite: English 1012 and at least sophomore standing; or permission of the chairperson.


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