Course Registration No. FA -726

COURSE OVERVIEW


Designed as part of Greek Studies II, B Track.
18-week course plan: An introduction to Greek drama starting with Aeschylus' Agamemnon and Prometheus Bound, Sophocles' Oedipus the King and Antigone, Euripides' Medea and Hippolytus.  Selections from Plato and Aristotle give context to the final plays of the semester, Aristophanes' comedies The Clouds and The Frogs.  This is a one-semester course intended to be studied concurrently with Greek Literature II for Fine Arts credits.  Prior completion of Greek Literature I is required.

 

 

BOOKS AND MATERIALS


Aeschylus: Oresteia (Oxford World's Classics)

  • Author: Aeschylus
  • Publisher/Copyright: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print.
  • Translator: Christopher Collard
  • ISBN: 019953781X        978-0199537815
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Aeschylus II: The Suppliant Maidens, The Persians, Seven against Thebes, and Prometheus Bound

  • Author: Aeschylus
  • Publisher/Copyright: Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991. Print.
  • Translator: Seth G. Benardete, David Grene
  • ISBN: 0226307948        978-0226307947
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

 

Sophocles: Antigone, Oedipus the King, Electra (Oxford World's Classics)

  • Author: Sophocles
  • Publisher/Copyright: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008. Print.
  • Translator: H.D.F. Kitto
  • ISBN: 0199537178        978-0199537174
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192 pages

 

Euripides: Medea, Hippolytus, Heracles, Bacchae (Focus Classical Library)

  • Author: Euripides
  • Publisher/Copyright: Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishing, R. Pullins & Company, Inc., 2004. Print.
  • Translator: Stephen Esposito, A.J. Podlecki, Michael R. Halleran
  • ISBN: 158510048X        978-1585100484
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304 pages.

 

Aristophanes: Four Plays by Aristophanes: The Birds; The Clouds; The Frogs; Lysistrata

  • Author: Aristophanes
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Plume, 1994. .
  • Translator: William Arrowsmith, Richmond Lattimore, and Douglass Parker
  • ISBN: 0452007178        978-0452007178
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624 pages; Plume (November 1, 1984) May 1994 edition. 1st Meridian Printing

 

Great Dialogues of Plato

  • Author: Plato
  • Publisher/Copyright: New York, NY: Signet Classics, 2008. Print.
  • Translator: W.H.D. Rouse
  • ISBN: 0451530853        978-0451530851
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656 pages; Complete texts of "The Republic", "The Apology", "Crito", "Phaedo", "Ion", "Meno", and "Symposium".

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Philosophy 101 by Socrates: An Introduction to Philosophy Via Plato's Apology

  • Author: Peter Kreeft
  • Publisher/Copyright: San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2002. Print.
  • ISBN: 0898709253        978-0898709254
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

100 Pages

 

Teaching the Classics DVD and Workbook

  • Author: Adam Andrews and Missy Andrews
  • Publisher/Copyright: : The Center for Literary Education, 2017. Print and DVD.
  • ISBN: 0988898993        978-0988898998
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

 

 

STAA Study Guide: Greek Studies II, B Track (Logic • Old Testament IIB • Greek History IIB • Greek Literature IIB • Greek Playwrights B)

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2020. Print.
  • ISBN: n/a        
  • Supplier: Lulu.com

Detailed weekly plans, assignment details, and grading support for the high school courses can be found in the STAA Study Guides. Each high school student will need three study guides: one for each semester of the academic year and a science course plan booklet. Direct links for ordering the study guides will be emailed to you after you submit the Course Registration forms.

 

 

 


 

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