A study of one or more works of Greek prose literature which may include history biography philosophy satire and the novel selected from the whole of ancient Greek literature from Homer through the Roman period. A particular author work genre or theme is selected each time the course is offered. Emphasis is placed both on mastering the Greek language and on literary analysis of the texts studied. Lectures and class discussions will further illuminate the literary and cultural milieu of the author or text. May be repeated to a maximum of nine credits under a different title.