Three Great Myths: Prometheus, Persephone, and Dionysus|
Spring 2009 not offered
A detailed analysis of three important myths from classical antiquity, the stories of Prometheus, Persephone, and Dionysus. We will examine both literary and visual representations from antiquity. We will also consider how these myths live on in the Western tradition.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Student Option|
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Aeschylus, PROMETHEUS BOUND, HOMERIC HYMN TO DEMETER
As well as selections from numerous other ancient sources in translation, and some modern interpretive essays.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Several short (2 pp.) papers and a longer paper or project at the end of the term.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Consistent participation in class discussion is essential.
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