Eleni Bozia, Ph.D.
Department of Classics
137 Dauer Hall
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
Tel: (352) 392-2075
Fax: (352) 846-0297
E-Mail: bozia [@] ufl.edu
CLT3291 (0220): Greek Drama
MWF 5th period
Instructor: Dr. Eleni Bozia
Office: Dauer 137
Phone: 352 273 3694
Office Hours: Tuesday 6th and 7th/Thursday 5th
Teaching Assistant:Maria Petosa
Office:Bryant Hall 301
Office HoursW/F 3-4:30 pm
THE COMPLETE GREEK TRAGEDIES: SOPHOCLES VOL. 1, Green (Chicago University Press)(required) ISBN: 9780226307923
THE COMPLETE GREEK TRAGEDIES: AESCHYLUS VOL. 1, Green & Lattimore (Chicago University Press)(required) ISBN: 9780226307787
TEN PLAYS BY EURIPIDES, Hadas (Bantham Press) (required) ISBN: 9780553213638
FROGS AND OTHER PLAYS, (Createspace) (required) ISBN: 9781453683910
A GUIDE TO ANCIENT GREEK DRAMA, Storey and Allan (Blackwell Publications) (required) ISBN: 1405102152
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to this captivating genre of Ancient Greek literature and also help them understand
and familiarize themselves with Greek drama, culture, and other sociopolitical aspects of Ancient Greek society.
Every Monday we will be discussing fundamentals of Greek drama and theater. Students will have to read about one play a week (in English).
On Wednesdays and Fridays we will be discussing this play, circumstances of its performance etc. We will also be reading some portions of the text in class
so as to comprehend the way it would work and interpreted by Greeks. We will also be watching occasionally modern performances of Ancient plays.
We will also have pop quizzes on the discussed material.
preparation of the assigned material is required and necessary. This
will also help you succeed in your quizzes and exams.
- Two exams
Play Discussions and Presentation Dates
- September 7-9: Libation Bearers
- September 14-16: Eumenides
- September 21-23: Oedipus the King
- September 28-30: Oedipus at Colonus
- October 5-7: Antigone
- October 12-14:Medea
- October 19-21:Hippolytus
- October 26-28:The Bacchants
- November 2 & 9:Lysistrata
- November 16-18: Clouds
- November 30-December 2: Frogs
Exam dates: A 93-100
Monday, October 10th
Wednesday, December 7th
Late work/makeup work will not be
accepted, unless appropriate
documentation is provided.
1. Your perfect attendance is expected. The university recognizes the right of the individual professor to make attendance mandatory. After due warning, professors can prohibit further attendance and subsequently assign a failing grade for excessive absences.
2. There will be no make-up work except in extraordinary and documented cases.
3. Students requesting classroom accommodation must first register with the Dean of Students Office. The Dean of Students Office will provide documentation to the student who must then provide this documentation to the Instructor when requesting accommodation.
4. The use of cellular devices during class is strictly prohibited.
5. Academic Honesty is expected at all times. We, the members of the University of Florida community, pledge to hold ourselves and our peers to the highest standards of honesty and integrity. On all work submitted for credit by students at the university, the following pledge is either required or implied: "On my honor, I have neither given nor received unauthorized aid in doing this assignment."
Minus grade scale:
Attendance and Participation 10%
2 Exams 70% non-cumulative(35% each)