Classical Studies Courses

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Number Title Codes Cross-Lists
CLST 89S First-Year Seminar
CLST 107 Roman Art and Archaeology ALP, CZ ARTHIST 107
CLST 122 Scribes and Scriptures: The Transmission of the Bible in Antiquity CCI, CZ RELIGION 122
CLST 139 Seven Wonders: Monuments and Cultures of the Ancient Mediterranean CCI, ALP, CZ ARTHIST 139
CLST 141 Age of Warriors: Pre-Roman and Italian Archaeology CCI, CZ
CLST 144 Principles of Archaeology CCI, EI, CZ
CLST 151 Classical Etymology: The Greek and Latin Roots of English CCI, SS
CLST 170FS Liberty and Equality: Ancient and Modern Perspectives CCI, EI, CZ, SS ETHICS 170FS
CLST 171S Birth of the West: Thinking about the Greek Origins of Western Civilization CCI, ALP, CZ HISTORY 150S
CLST 181S Greek Civilization CCI, CZ
CLST 182S Roman Civilization CCI, CZ
CLST 190 Special Topics in Classical Studies
CLST 190S Special Topics in Classical Studies
CLST 199 Archaeology of Migration: Greeks, Roman, Egyptians, Etruscans CCI, CZ, SS
CLST 201S The Greeks
CLST 202 The Romans CCI, CZ
CLST 204 Ancient and Medieval Epic CCI, ALP MEDREN 303
CLST 206 Classics of Page and Screen: Exploring the Iconic in Literature and Film CCI, ALP, CZ
CLST 208 Ancient Myth CCI, ALP, CZ RELIGION 208
CLST 210 The Good Life: Religion, Philosophy, and Life's Ultimate Concerns CCI, R, CZ ETHICS 210
PHIL 214
CLST 211 How to Live and How to Die: Death, Dying, and the Afterlife from Confucius to Cryonics CCI, EI, CZ ETHICS 325
PHIL 302
CLST 214 Medicine and Human Flourishing CCI, EI, STS, CZ ETHICS 214
CLST 214D Medicine and Human Flourishing CCI, EI, STS, CZ ETHICS 214D
CLST 222 The Age of Nero: History, Art, and Literature CCI, ALP, CZ HISTORY 241
CLST 224S 'Telling' Time, Then and Now: Cultural Identity, Politics, and Values in the Roman Calendar CCI, ALP, CZ
CLST 230S Augustine's City of God CCI, EI, ALP, CZ ETHICS 230S
CLST 240L Virtual Museums: Theories and Methods of Twenty-First-Century Museums R, STS, ALP ARTHIST 305L
ISS 305L
VMS 332L
CLST 241 Etruscans: Myth, Archaeology and Civilization CCI, CZ ARTHIST 196
CLST 243S Representations of Women in the Classical World CCI, W, ALP, CZ ARTHIST 215S
VMS 209S
CLST 246 Roman Archaeology: Origins to Empire CCI, ALP, CZ ARTHIST 246
CLST 248 Art and Archaeology of Ancient Athens CCI, ALP, CZ ARTHIST 208
CLST 250 The Art of Greece and Rome CCI, ALP, CZ ARTHIST 210
CLST 262 Ancient Athletics CCI, ALP, CZ HISTORY 231
CLST 264 Greek and Roman Religion CCI, CZ RELIGION 215
CLST 266 Gender and Sexuality in the Ancient World CCI, ALP, CZ GSF 266
CLST 271 History of Ancient Philosophy CCI, CZ PHIL 203
CLST 272A The Birth of Reason in Ancient Greece CCI, EI, CZ PHIL 236A
CLST 275 Democracy: Ancient and Modern CCI, EI, CZ, SS ETHICS 275
CLST 275D Democracy: Ancient and Modern CCI, EI, CZ, SS ETHICS 275D
CLST 276S Contemporary Nationalism and Classical Political Theory EI, W, CZ, SS ETHICS 245S
CLST 277 How to Rule the World: Empire and Global Governance from Greece to America CCI, EI, W, CZ ETHICS 365
CLST 278 Roman Political Thought and Its Modern Legacy CCI, EI, CZ ETHICS 276
CLST 283 Greek History CCI, CZ HISTORY 230
CLST 284 Roman History CCI, CZ HISTORY 233
CLST 290 Special Topics in Classical Studies
CLST 290A Duke-Administered Study Abroad: Special Topics in Classical Studies
CLST 290S Special Topics in Classical Studies
CLST 290SA Duke-Administered Study Abroad: Special Topics in Classical Studies
CLST 291 Independent Study
CLST 293 Research Independent Study R
CLST 299L Introduction to Landscape Archaeology and Cultural Landscapes CCI, CZ SCISOC 299L
CLST 303 Drama of Ancient Greece ALP, CZ THEATRST 230
VMS 282
CLST 304 Drama of Ancient Rome CCI, ALP, CZ THEATRST 227
VMS 240
CLST 307 Ancient Athenian Law CCI, CZ HISTORY 413
CLST 308 Ancient Roman Law CCI, CZ HISTORY 240
CLST 312S Ancient Greek Notions of Justice CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
CLST 316S Self-Knowledge and the Pursuit of Wisdom CCI, EI, ALP, CZ ETHICS 316S
CLST 322 Jesus and the Gospels CCI, EI, CZ RELIGION 351
CLST 328S Literary Translation: History, Theory, and Practice CCI, W, ALP ENGLISH 325S
CLST 340A Rome: History of the City CCI, ALP, CZ ARTHIST 209A
CLST 341A The Ancient City CCI
CLST 341A-1 Art and Archaeology CCI, ALP
CLST 341A-2 Political, Social, and Cultural Context CCI, CZ
CLST 343SA Conservation and Management of the Material Heritage CCI, CZ ARTHIST 343SA
CLST 344 Early Greek Archaeology: From the Fall of Mycenae to the Persian Wars CCI, ALP, CZ ARTHIST 206
CLST 346S Classical Sculpture W, ALP, CZ ARTHIST 340S
CLST 348 Classical Greek Archaeology, Archaic to Classical CCI, ALP, CZ ARTHIST 207
CLST 350 Art of the Meal: Alcohol and Feasting in the Ancient World CCI, CZ, SS ARTHIST 351
CLST 352 The Aegean Bronze Age CCI, ALP, CZ ARTHIST 205
CLST 354 Roman Spectacle CCI, EI, ALP, CZ ARTHIST 334
VMS 334
CLST 357 Roman Coinage: The Materiality of an Ancient Economy CCI, ALP, CZ ARTHIST 347
CLST 360 The History of the Book R, ALP, CZ HISTORY 367
ISS 360
CLST 364 Ancient Science and Technology STS, CZ HISTORY 236
CLST 366 Inventing Sickness: The Science and Practice of Medicine in Ancient Greece EI, STS, CZ, SS HISTORY 365
CLST 368S The Afterlife of Classics CCI, ALP, CZ
CLST 371 Aristotle EI, CZ PHIL 317
CLST 374S Aristotle and Neuroscience CCI, EI, CZ, SS ETHICS 274S
CLST 480S Capstone Seminars in Classical Studies CCI, R, W, ALP, CZ
CLST 480S-1 Capstone Research Seminars in Classical Studies CCI, R, ALP, CZ
CLST 490 Special Topics in Classical Studies
CLST 491 Independent Study
CLST 493 Research Independent Study R
CLST 528S Greek History: Fifth through First Centuries BC CZ HISTORY 528S
CLST 536 The Roman Empire CCI, R, CZ HISTORY 538
CLST 536S Roman History from Augustus through Late Antiquity CCI, CZ HISTORY 539S
CLST 540S Roman Coinage: The Materiality of the Roman Economy CCI, R, CZ ARTHIST 549S
CLST 542S Greek Art: Hellenistic to Roman CCI, ALP, CZ ARTHIST 502S
CLST 543S The Archaeology of Death: Ritual and Social Structure in the Ancient World CCI, R, ALP, CZ ARTHIST 545S
CLST 544L Introduction to Digital Archaeology R, STS, CZ ARTHIST 547L
ISS 544L
CLST 546S Ancient Spain and Portugal: The Roman Provinces of the Iberian Peninsula CCI, ALP, CZ ARTHIST 503S
CLST 547S Roman Provincial Archaeology: The West CCI, R, ALP, CZ ARTHIST 520S
CLST 550 Principles of Pre-Roman and Etruscan Archaeology CCI, CZ
CLST 551S Principles of Roman Archaeology CCI, R, CZ ARTHIST 553S
CLST 552 Greek Archaeology Survey, Part 1 CCI, CZ ARTHIST 556
CLST 553 Greek Archaeology Survey, Part 2 CCI, CZ
CLST 556SL Roman Topography: Urban Life and Cityscapes in Ancient Rome CCI, R, CZ, SS ARTHIST 560SL
CLST 558S Live Images: Ancient and Medieval Representations of the Divine CCI, W, ALP, CZ MEDREN 507S
VMS 533S
CLST 560 Etruscan Cities CCI, CZ ARTHIST 561
CLST 564S Toleration, Freedom of Conscience, and Religious Liberty CCI, EI, R, CZ HISTORY 564S
CLST 571S Ancient Political Philosophy CCI, EI, SS PHIL 571S
CLST 572S Plato CZ PHIL 511S
CLST 573S Aristotle CZ PHIL 512S
CLST 590S Special Topics in Greek Art ARTHIST 590S-1
CLST 590S-1 Special Topics in Greek Archaeology ARTHIST 590S-11
CLST 590SL Special Topics in Roman Archaeology ARTHIST 590SL
CLST 690S Special Topics in Classical Studies
CLST 691 Directed Reading and Research
CLST 724S Seminar in Ancient History I (Topics)
CLST 725S Women in Antiquity: An Intensive Methodological Introduction ARTHIST 725S
CLST 729S Religious Material Culture in Theory and Practice ARTHIST 911S
CLST 733L Virtual Museums: Theories and Methods of Twenty-First-Century Museums ARTHIST 733L
ISS 733L
CLST 744S Archaeology Seminar I (Topics)
CLST 748S Archaeology Seminar II (Topics)
CLST 754S Greek Sculpture in Athens, Archaic to Roman ARTHIST 727S
CLST 790 Special Topics in Classical Studies
CLST 808S Classical Studies Pedagogy
CLST 881 Christian Manuscript Culture HISTORY 881
CLST 940S Death and Dying in Late Antiquity RELIGION 930S