Greek Lyric Poetry

Greek 304

Usual Description

Reading of the major Greek Lyric poets, including Archilochus, Anacreon, Bacchylides, Simonides, and Solon. Particular attention to the works of Sappho, in their literary and social context. We will study the development of a lyric genre or genres, with attention to erotic, political, and satiric themes. Secondary readings on individual authors and their influence.

Areas of Interest
Greece
Greece
Languages Used

Greek, Ancient

Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
Greek 304 Taught by Kirk Ormand
Greek 304 Taught by Kirk Ormand
Greek 304 Taught by Kirk Ormand