Reading List for Greek Ph.D. Translation Exam

Reading list for Greek Ph.D. translation exam

For students who matriculated before the Fall 2017 semester
  • 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