Greek IV: Homer

Bruce A. McMenomy, Ph.D.
for Scholars Online
2015-16: Tuesdays and Fridays, 11:00 AM-12:30 PM Eastern Time

Overview    Materials    Schedule



Schedule of reading and discussion assignments

The readings for these dates are to be completed by the date shown. We will go over problems in class, but otherwise you should be ready to cut and paste any part of the assigned passages.

There are also regular quizzes on the vocabulary: do not ignore them. Not only will they enhance your reading, the scores will count toward your grade.

1. Tue, Sep 8, 2015

Introduction to Homer and Greek poetry; introduction to scansion, general principles of textual scholarship, and how to read poetry.

2. Fri, Sep 11, 2015

Odyssey I.1-10
Owen and Goodspeed, XIII: 1-44 (Expect a quiz on this and all subsequent vocabulary lists.)
Grammatical Introduction I-II.

3. Tue, Sep 15, 2015

Odyssey I.11-21
Owen and Goodspeed, I:1-13, II: 14-34.

4. Fri, Sep 18, 2015

Odyssey I.22-31
Owen and Goodspeed, VII:1-6; VIII: 7-30.
Grammatical Introduction III, §§3-5.

5. Tue, Sep 22, 2015

Odyssey I.32-43
Owen and Goodspeed, XIV: 45-79.

6. Fri, Sep 25, 2015

Odyssey IV.235-248
Owen and Goodspeed, XV: 80-128.
Grammatical Introduction III, §§6-8.

7. Tue, Sep 29, 2015

Odyssey IV.249-264
Owen and Goodspeed, IX:31-76.

8. Fri, Oct 2, 2015

Odyssey IV.265-279
Owen and Goodspeed, III:35-89,
Grammatical Introduction III, §§9-10.

9. Tue, Oct 6, 2015

Odyssey IV.280-295
Owen and Goodspeed, XVI: 129-170.

10. Fri, Oct 9, 2015

Odyssey VI.1-14
Owen and Goodspeed, XVI: 171-215,
Grammatical Introduction III, §§11-12.

11. Tue, Oct 13, 2015

Odyssey VI.15-30
Owen and Goodspeed, X:77-112.

12. Fri, Oct 16, 2015

Odyssey VI.31-47
Owen and Goodspeed, X:113-149,
Grammatical Introduction III, §§13-15.

13. Tue, Oct 20, 2015

Odyssey VI.48-65
Owen and Goodspeed, IV: 90-125.

14. Fri, Oct 23, 2015

Odyssey VI.66-84
Owen and Goodspeed, IV: 126-161,
Grammatical Introduction III, §§16-17.

15. Tue, Oct 27, 2015

Odyssey VI.85-101
Owen and Goodspeed, V: 162-207.

16. Fri, Oct 30, 2015

Odyssey VI.102-118
Owen and Goodspeed, V: 208-253,
Grammatical Introduction III, §§18-20.

17. Tue, Nov 3, 2015

Odyssey VI.119-140
Owen and Goodspeed, V: 254-290.

18. Fri, Nov 6, 2015

Odyssey VI.141-161
Owen and Goodspeed, XI:150-198,
Grammatical Introduction III, §§21-24.

19. Tue, Nov 10, 2015

Odyssey VI.162-185
Owen and Goodspeed, XI:199-247.

20. Fri, Nov 13, 2015

Odyssey VI.186-210
Owen and Goodspeed, XI:248-296,
Grammatical Introduction III, §§25-26.

21. Tue, Nov 17, 2015

Odyssey VI.211-238
Owen and Goodspeed, XVII: 216-268.

22. Fri, Nov 20, 2015

Odyssey VI.239-265
Owen and Goodspeed, XVII: 269-321,
Grammatical Introduction III, §§27-28.

23. Tue, Nov 24, 2015

Odyssey VI.266-290
Owen and Goodspeed, XVII: 322-374.

24. Tue, Dec 1, 2015

Odyssey VI.291-315
Owen and Goodspeed, XVIII: 375-424,
Grammatical Introduction III, §§29-30.

25. Fri, Dec 4, 2015

Odyssey VI.316-331, VIII.72-82
Owen and Goodspeed, XVIII: 425-474.

26. Tue, Dec 8, 2015

Odyssey VIII.83-103, VIII.140-151
Owen and Goodspeed, XVIII: 475-524,
Grammatical Introduction III, §§31-32.

27. Fri, Dec 11, 2015

Odyssey VIII.152-185
Owen and Goodspeed, XVIII: 525-574.

28. Tue, Dec 15, 2015

Odyssey VIII.186-218
Owen and Goodspeed, XVIII: 575-624.
Grammatical Introduction III, §§33-35.

29. Fri, Dec 18, 2015

Odyssey VIII.219-233, VIII.487-504
Owen and Goodspeed, XVIII: 625-674.

30. Tue, Jan 5, 2016

Odyssey VIII.505-535
Owen and Goodspeed, XVIII: 675-725,
Grammatical Introduction III, §§36-37.

31. Fri, Jan 8, 2016

Odyssey VIII.536-563
Owen and Goodspeed, XII:297-342.

32. Tue, Jan 12, 2016

Odyssey VIII.564-586, IX.1-11
Owen and Goodspeed, XII:343-388,
Grammatical Introduction III, §§38-39.

33. Fri, Jan 15, 2016

Odyssey IX.12-38
Owen and Goodspeed, XII:389-434.

34. Tue, Jan 19, 2016

Odyssey IX.39-69
Owen and Goodspeed, XII:435-480,
Grammatical Introduction IV, §§40-41.

35. Fri, Jan 22, 2016

Odyssey IX.70-104
Owen and Goodspeed, XII:481-526.

36. Tue, Jan 26, 2016

Odyssey IX.105-139
Owen and Goodspeed, XII:527-572,
Grammatical Introduction IV, §§42-43.

37. Fri, Jan 29, 2016

Odyssey IX.140-176
Owen and Goodspeed, VI: 291-337.

38. Tue, Feb 2, 2016

Odyssey IX.177-215
Owen and Goodspeed, VI: 338-384.

39. Fri, Feb 5, 2016

Odyssey IX.216-255
Owen and Goodspeed, VI: 385-431.

40. Tue, Feb 9, 2016

Odyssey IX.256-295
Owen and Goodspeed, VI: 432-478.

41. Fri, Feb 12, 2016

Odyssey IX.296-339
Owen and Goodspeed, VI: 479-526.

42. Tue, Feb 16, 2016

Odyssey IX.340-381.

43. Fri, Feb 19, 2016

Odyssey IX.382-423.

44. Tue, Feb 23, 2016

Odyssey IX.424-467.

45. Fri, Feb 26, 2016

Odyssey IX.468-505.

46. Tue, Mar 1, 2016

Odyssey IX.506-547.

47. Fri, Mar 4, 2016

Odyssey IX.548-566, X.1-27.

48. Tue, Mar 8, 2016

Odyssey X.28-79.

49. Fri, Mar 11, 2016

Odyssey XI.1-50.

50. Tue, Mar 15, 2016

Odyssey XI.51-99.

51. Fri, Mar 18, 2016

Odyssey XI.100-149.

52. Tue, Mar 29, 2016

Odyssey XI.150-203.

53. Fri, Apr 1, 2016

Odyssey XI.204-252.

54. Tue, Apr 5, 2016

Odyssey XI.253-304.

55. Fri, Apr 8, 2016

Odyssey XI.305-353.

56. Tue, Apr 12, 2016

Odyssey XI.354-403.

57. Fri, Apr 15, 2016

Odyssey XI.404-453.

58. Tue, Apr 19, 2016

Odyssey XI.454-503.

59. Fri, Apr 22, 2016

Odyssey XI.504-552.

60. Tue, Apr 26, 2016

Odyssey XI.553-600.

61. Fri, Apr 29, 2016

Odyssey XI.601-640.

62. Tue, May 3, 2016

TBA: probably some extra reading from the latter half of the Odyssey.

63. Fri, May 6, 2016

TBA

64. Tue, May 10, 2016

TBA

65. Fri, May 13, 2016

TBA

66. Tue, May 17, 2016

TBA

67. Fri, May 20, 2016

TBA

68. Tue, May 24, 2016

Review of text.

69. Fri, May 27, 2016

Review of text.

70. Tue, May 31, 2016

Final review and fun stuff.

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