College of Arts and Sciences

Ancient Studies


The list below is meant to serve as a quick reference for available courses that count toward the PhD minor in Ancient Studies. For times, location, and faculty please see the Office of the Registrar Schedule of Classes.

Fall 2019


ANTH-B 524 Theory and Methods of Human Paleology (Hunt)

ANTH-P 575 Food In The Ancient World (King)

ANTH-P 600 Seminar In Prehistoric Archaeology: Historical Archaeology (Sievert)

ANTH-P 600 Seminar In Prehistoric Archaeology: Ancient Women (Pyburn)

Art History

ARTH-A 501 Topics in Ancient Art: Art and Archaeology of Rome

The above class meets with ARTH-A 413 and CLAS-C 413

Central and East Asian Studies

CEUS-R 551 Prophets, Poets, Kings: Iran Civ (Choksy)

Classical Studies

CLAS-C 503 The Ancient City: Topography and Monuments of Athens (Blackwell)

CLAS-G 510 Readings in Greek Historians (Ready)

CLAS-L 536 Survey of Latin Literature (Mebane))

CLAS-L 540 Readings in Medieval Latin (Balint)

East Asian Languages and Cultures

EALC-C 506 Literary Chinese I (Luo)


HIST-H 605 Colloquium in Ancient History: Money and Coinage in the Roman World (Elliott)

HIST-H 705 Seminar in Ancient History: Money and Coinage in the Roman World (Elliott)

History and Philosophy of Science

HPSC-X 506 Survey Of History Of Science Up To 1750 (Newman)

Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

NELC-E 505 Ancient Egypt: History And Civilization (Vinson)

NELC-E 600 Intermediate Middle Egyptian (Liu)

NELC-E 660 Demotic Egyptian I (Vinson)

NELC-N 570 Koranic Studies (Walbridge)


PHIL-P 595 Ancient Philosophy, Greek, Latin Texts (Ludwig)

Religious Studies

REL-R 521 Studies in Early Christianity: Ancient Christianity (Schott)

REL-R 551 Religions Of South Asia: The Mahabharata (Manring)

REL-R 736 Advanced Readings-Early Christian Texts (Furey)