College of Arts and Sciences

Classical Studies

Reading List for MA Greek Exam

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Poetry

Homer: 99 pp.
Iliad

  • 6 (18 pp.)
    • Suggested Commentary: Gaziosi, B. and J. Haubold. 2010. Homer Iliad Book VI. Cambridge.
  • 9 (25 pp.)
    • Griffin, J. 1995 Homer Iliad Book Nine. Oxford.
  • 24 (28 pp.)
    • Macleod, C. 1982. Homer Iliad Book XXIV. Cambridge.

Odyssey

  • 6 (12 pp.)
    • Garvie, A. 1995. Homer Odyssey VI-VIII. Cambridge.
  • 13 (16 pp.)
    • Bowie, A. 2014. Homer Odyssey XIII and XIV. Cambridge.

Euripides: 126 pp.
Medea (64 pp.)

  • Mastronarde, D. 2002. Euripides Medea. Cambridge.
Hippolytus (62 pp.)
  • Barret. W. 1964. Rpt. 2001. Euripides Hippolytus. Oxford.

Total # of pages of Greek: 225 pp.

Prose

Lysias
             1 (13 pp. OCT) -- Bryn Mawr Commentary(BMC)
             3 (9 pp.) -- BMC
             7 (10 pp.) -- C. Carey, Lysias: Selected Speeches (Cambridge UP 1989)
             14 (11 pp.) -- C. Carey

Plato
             Apology (34 pp. OCT) -- BMC; and J.J. Helm, Plato: Apology (Bolchazy-Carducci 1999)
             Crito (17 pp.) -- BMC
             Republic 1 (44 pp.) -- BMC

Xenophon
             Anabasis 1 (41 pp. OCT) -- Mather/ Hewitt, Xenophon’s Anabasis: Books I-IV (Oklahoma UP 1962)
             Anabasis 2 (28 pp.) -- Mather/Hewitt

Total # of pages of Greek: 207 pp.