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An introduction to the ancient Greek language. Ancient Greek texts provide us with some of the most profound, beautiful, and effective examples of literature documenting and examining the human condition, and they have a continuing influence on the world. This course offers students a working knowledge of the fundamentals of Greek sentence structure and vocabulary by reading and translating passages adapted from ancient authors. Successful completion of this course, followed by GREEK 1020, will prepare students to read ancient Greek texts such as the epics of Homer, the love poetry of Sappho, the histories of Herodotus, and the books of the New Testament.