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Boston College"s classical curriculum

Charles F. Donovan

Boston College"s classical curriculum

by Charles F. Donovan

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Published by Boston College in [Chestnut Hill, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boston College -- Curricula.,
  • Classical languages -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History.,
  • Classical languages -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementCharles F. Donovan.
    SeriesOccasional papers on the history of Boston College
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 p. ;
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18490065M

    Undergraduate students majoring in Classical Studies examine the civilizations of Greece and Rome through a curriculum based mainly on works read in English translation. Courses in classical studies (designated CLSICS , etc.) require no knowledge of Greek or Latin. Classical Civilization. Special Topics in Classical Civilizations This course undertakes topics, issues, and texts in Classical Civilization which are not otherwise offered in the Classical Studies Curriculum. The areas may include literary, historical, or philosophical topics from Bronze Age Greece to Christian Rome.

    (shelved 2 times as college-curriculum) avg rating — 1,, ratings — published Introduction to Classical Education that is quite classical. Classical education is a long tradition of asking questions and digging up answers, consulting for there is a good deal of variety in the curriculum and approach of both the Greeks and the Romans. After all, nearly 1, years File Size: KB.

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