Greek and Roman Myth (ANHS1602)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Assessment

tutorial quizzes (15%), tutorial participation (10%), 1x1500wd written assignment (35%), and 1x2hr exam (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prohibitions

CLCV1001

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