Greek IV: Homer

Bruce A. McMenomy, Ph.D.
for Scholars Online
2018-19: Tuesdays and Fridays, 6:00-7:30 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 4, 2018

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

2. Fri, Sep 7, 2018

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 11, 2018

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

4. Fri, Sep 14, 2018

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

5. Tue, Sep 18, 2018

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

6. Fri, Sep 21, 2018

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

7. Tue, Sep 25, 2018

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

8. Fri, Sep 28, 2018

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

9. Tue, Oct 2, 2018

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

10. Fri, Oct 5, 2018

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

11. Tue, Oct 9, 2018

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

12. Fri, Oct 12, 2018

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

13. Tue, Oct 16, 2018

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

14. Fri, Oct 19, 2018

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

15. Tue, Oct 23, 2018

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

16. Fri, Oct 26, 2018

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

17. Tue, Oct 30, 2018

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

18. Fri, Nov 2, 2018

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

19. Tue, Nov 6, 2018

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

20. Fri, Nov 9, 2018

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

21. Tue, Nov 13, 2018

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

22. Fri, Nov 16, 2018

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

23. Tue, Nov 20, 2018

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

24. Tue, Nov 27, 2018

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

25. Fri, Nov 30, 2018

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

26. Tue, Dec 4, 2018

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

27. Fri, Dec 7, 2018

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

28. Tue, Dec 11, 2018

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

29. Fri, Dec 14, 2018

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

30. Tue, Dec 18, 2018

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

31. Fri, Dec 21, 2018

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

32. Tue, Jan 8, 2019

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

33. Fri, Jan 11, 2019

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

34. Tue, Jan 15, 2019

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

35. Fri, Jan 18, 2019

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

36. Tue, Jan 22, 2019

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

37. Fri, Jan 25, 2019

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

38. Tue, Jan 29, 2019

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

39. Fri, Feb 1, 2019

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

40. Tue, Feb 5, 2019

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

41. Fri, Feb 8, 2019

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

42. Tue, Feb 12, 2019

Odyssey IX.340-381.

43. Fri, Feb 15, 2019

Odyssey IX.382-423.

44. Tue, Feb 19, 2019

Odyssey IX.424-467.

45. Fri, Feb 22, 2019

Odyssey IX.468-505.

46. Tue, Feb 26, 2019

Odyssey IX.506-547.

47. Fri, Mar 1, 2019

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

48. Tue, Mar 5, 2019

Odyssey X.28-79.

49. Fri, Mar 8, 2019

Odyssey XI.1-50.

50. Tue, Mar 12, 2019

Odyssey XI.51-99.

51. Fri, Mar 15, 2019

Odyssey XI.100-149.

52. Tue, Mar 19, 2019

Odyssey XI.150-203.

53. Fri, Mar 22, 2019

Odyssey XI.204-252.

54. Tue, Mar 26, 2019

Odyssey XI.253-304.

55. Fri, Mar 29, 2019

Odyssey XI.305-353.

56. Tue, Apr 2, 2019

Odyssey XI.354-403.

57. Fri, Apr 5, 2019

Odyssey XI.404-453.

58. Tue, Apr 9, 2019

Odyssey XI.454-503.

59. Fri, Apr 12, 2019

Odyssey XI.504-552.

60. Tue, Apr 23, 2019

Odyssey XI.553-600.

61. Fri, Apr 26, 2019

Odyssey XI.601-640.

62. Tue, Apr 30, 2019

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

63. Fri, May 3, 2019

TBA

64. Tue, May 7, 2019

TBA

65. Fri, May 10, 2019

TBA

66. Tue, May 14, 2019

TBA

67. Fri, May 17, 2019

TBA

68. Tue, May 21, 2019

Review of text.

69. Fri, May 24, 2019

Review of text.

70. Tue, May 28, 2019

Final review and fun stuff.

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