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Celtic and Germanic Mythology - RLST2631

Year - 2019

This unit investigates the mythology and the religion of the Celtic and Germanic peoples. It ranges from prehistoric sites of Hallstatt (800 BCE) and Jastorf (350 BCE) to the Christian Middle Ages, when mythological collections (e.g. the Eddas and the Lebor Gebala) were complied. Sources used include archaeology, texts, folkloric survivals, and Indo-European mythology. It covers deities and the supernatural; sacred times and places; kingship and priesthood; goddesses; death and afterlife; and the conversion of the Celts and Germans to Christianity.

Classes
2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x2000wd essay (50%), 1x1500wd text-based assignment (30%), 1x500wd equivalent tutorial presentation (20%)

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 1000 level in Studies in Religion

Prohibitions

RLST2001 or RLST2002

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Studies in Religion
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Carole Cusack
HECS Band: 1
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