GREK 203 Koine Greek

This course introduces students to koine Greek, the “common” dialect of the post-classical period from ca. 323 BCE to AD 300 and
concentrates on the narrative and epistolary texts of the New Testament. Instructors may choose to read in addition some selections from
the Greek translation of the Hebrew Scriptures (Septuagint), the Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, Philo, and Josephus. Its primary aims
are to help students improve not only their ability to read ancient Greek texts in the original but also to critically examine them, building

SPAN 209 Spanish in Latin America

An intensive study of Spanish at Estudio Sampere’s Cuenca, Ecuador location or other host institutions. This course satisfies the
proficiency requirement in foreign languages, as well as the foundation requirement for experiential learning beyond the Rhodes campus.

RUSS 209 Russian in Russia

A 3-4 week guided encounter with the language and culture aimed at solidifying vocabulary and grammar previously acquired. A
significant cultural component is part of the course. Takes place in May-June.

LATN 265 Topics in Latin Literature

In this course advanced students of Latin will read and analyze texts from major works of literature. It will feature materials organized
thematically, generically, by period, or by author. Texts in this course will generally represent significant documents for the study of the
cultural and literary history of Roman society and may also be the subjects of study in other courses offered at Rhodes both by GRS and
other disciplines. The course will help students develop greater reading fluency and expand their understanding of interpretative

GREK 265 Topics in Greek Literature

In this course advanced students of ancient Greek will read and analyze texts from major works of literature. It will feature materials
organized thematically, generically, by period, or by author. Texts in this course will generally represent significant documents for the
study of the cultural and literary history of the Greek society and may also be the subjects of study in other courses offered at Rhodes
both by GRS and other disciplines. The course will help students develop greater reading fluency and expand their understanding of