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Classical & Roman Mythology – Undergraduate Course Audit – Spring 2019

550.00 IVA included

Instructor: Brian Mumper

Meets Tuesdays 9.45 AM – 12.45 PM

Course Fee: 50€ (included in above price)

Spring Semester 2019 runs Jan. 14 – Apr. 25


Classical & Roman Mythology

An overview of the major myths of Greek and Roman antiquity including appropriate gods, heroes and heroines, and the stories told about them. The course examines the nature and social function of mythology, studying a number of different ancient and modern theories which attempt to account for this seemingly universal phenomenon. Also considered is the legacy of classical mythology in modern art and literature, including popular culture. This course provides students with the tools to understand other myths, both ancient and modern. Students encounter ancient myths through a variety of primary sources.