Units of study

ANHS1602 - Greek and Roman Myth

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Eric Godfrey Csapo


Stories about Greek and Roman gods, heroes, and monsters occupy an important place in Western culture. Greco-Roman mythology is the fount of inspiration for masterpieces of art, music, and literature. This unit examines these enduring ancient narratives, symbols, and mythical ideas in their historical, cultural and religious context. Learn about the manifold meanings of myth, its transformations and transgressions, its uses and abuses from antiquity to the present day.


tutorial quizzes (15%), tutorial participation (10%), 1x1500 word written assignment (35%), and 1x2 hour exam (40%)


Powell B. Classical Myth. 6th ed. Prentice Hall 2009


1x2 hour lecture and 1x1 hour tutorial per week



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