College of Arts and Sciences

Classical Studies

Reading List for Greek PhD Translation Exam

For students who matriculated before the Fall 2017 semester

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Acts 1-4
Aeschylus, Agamemnon, Prometheus Bound
Aristophanes, Birds, Clouds, Frogs
Aristotle, Ethics, Book I; Poetics
Demosthenes, Third Philippic
Euripides, Bacchae, Hippolytus, Medea
Greek Lyric Poetry, by David A. Campbell (Bristol Classical Press, 1982)
Herodotus, Books I, VII, VIII
Homer, Iliad I-XII and Odyssey I-XII
Homeric Hymn to Demeter
Longus, Daphnis and Chloe, Book I
Lucian, True History, Book I; The Fly; Dialogues of the Gods 5 and 6
Lysias 1, 3, 12
Menander, Dyscolos
Pindar, Olympian 1, Pythian 8 and 12
Plato, Apology, Phaedo, Republic I, Symposium
Sophocles, Antigone, Oedipus Coloneus, Oedipus Tyrannus
Theocritus, Idylls, 1, 2, 7, 11, 13
Thucydides, Books I, VI, VII
Xenophon, Anabasis, Book I