Reading List for the concentration in Greek and Latin Languages and Linguistics

Reading List for the concentration in Greek and Latin Languages and Linguistics


GREEK


Aeschylus: Agamemnon

Aristophanes: Frogs

Euripides: Bacchae

Gorgias: Helen

Hellenistic : Selected poems [Callimachus, Apollonius, Moschus & epigrams in N.

Hopkinson, A Hellenistic Anthology (Cambridge 1988) & Theocritus Idylls I & VII]

Hesiod: Theogony

Herodotus: I

Homer: Iliad XIX-XXIV, Odyssey XIX-XXIV

Lyrici : Selected poems [The selections in G. O. Hutchinson, Greek Lyric Poetry (Oxford

2001), except the tragic excerpts, & Archilochus in D. A. Campbell, Greek Lyric Poetry

(Bristol 1982)]

Pindar: O. I-III, P. I & III, Is. I

Plato: Symposium

Sophocles: OT

Thucydides: II

Xenophon: Apology, Symposium

Selection of Inscriptions (from Buck, Greek Dialects)


LATIN


Appendix Probi

Archaic: Selected fragments [Accius Brutus; Andronicus Odusia; Caecilius Plocium; Cato De

falsis pugnis; Ennius Ann . I, Andromache, Medea; Epitaphs of the Scipios; Salian & Arval

Hymns; Lucilius virtus fr.; Lutatius Catulus epigrams, Naevius Bellum Poenicum, Tarentilla,

Cum Metellis Altercatio; Pacuvius fortuna & profectio fr., Porcius Licinius epigrams, Valerius

Aedituus epigrams, Volcacius Sedigitus iudicium comicorum fr.]

Catullus: 1-68

Caesar: Bellum Civile III

Cato: De agri cultura 141

Cicero: In Catilinam I & III, Pro Caelio, Selected letters [3, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 21, 23, 24,

26, 29, 45, 48, 51, 52, 63, 66, 70, 73 in Shackleton Bailey, Cicero: Select Letters (Cambridge

1980) = A1.2, A1.13, F14.2, A4.5, F5.12, F7.1, F7.5, F7.6, A5.1, F13.1, F15.1, F15.6, F9.18,

F9.26, F7.26, F5.16, A13.52, A14.1, A15.11, A16.6].

Gospel of John 6.51-69 [Vetus Latina codex Palatinus, e from J.N. Adams, Anthology of

Informal Latin 428–444]

Horace: Ars Poetica, Odes III

Livy: I

Lucretius: III

Petronius: Cena

Plautus: Pseudolus

Sallust: Catilina

Tacitus: Agricola

Terence: Eunuchus

Virgil: Aeneid VII-XII


SECONDARY LITERATURE


Fortson, Benjamin. 2009. Indo-European Language and Culture. 2nd edition. Blackwell. Malden MA.

Weiss, Michael. 2017. Outline of the Historical and Comparative Grammar of Latin. 2nd edition. Ann Arbor: Beech Stave Press.

Weiss, Michael. Outline of the Historical and Comparative Grammar of Ancient Greek (manuscript).

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