Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1922-1923 Page: 69
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SESSION OF 1922-'23 69
be read. The needs of the class will determine the emphasis.
Grammar and composition are included. This course may be
taken with Greek 213.
203.-Greek Literature. This is a course open to all college
students, regardless of their knowledge of the language. It is a
reading of English translations of the best selections from Greek
classics. It will cover the entire age of Greek Literature and will
touch the best works in the several fields, prose and poetry, epic,
lyric, drama, tragedy, comedy. While this does not take the
place of studies in the originals, it will give a passing acquaintance
with the masters of Greek thought and literature and will
help much in literary appreciation in English or other tongues.
Written reports are required.
323.-Plato. Plato's Apology and Crito. Gramatical equipment
is brought to bear in reading and interpretation. Word
study. Greek philosophy studied by lecture and reference. Individuality
of the student is developed. Some attention to emphasis
322.-Demosthenes. Demosthenes' On the Crown. This selection
is made to follow Greek 222. It is parallel with Greek
313. Appreciation of this masterpiece of Greek oratory is sought.
Style is prominent. The historical situation is cleared up by
333.-The Iliad. The class studies either the first three books
or a large part of these with other selections. The Homeric age
is considered. Attention is given to special forms and to scansion.
332.-Later Greek Literature. On special solicitation of the
class this term may be devoted to reading in Greek comedy and
tragedy. Ordinarily, however, this term will be used in reading
later Greek authors to get acquainted with Hellenistic Greek.
With these will be included reading from two or more books of
the Septuagint and from the Apocalypse of John. The main purpose
is to show the later forms of the Greek language and thus
to prepare for the best work in the Bible courses.
343.-New Testament. Mark is made the basis of the course.
John read as parallel. Some reading in Luke. Composition each
week. Text: Westcott and Hort; Robinson, A Short Grammar
of the Greek New Testament. Thayer's lexicon and reference to
SESSION OF 1922-'23
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