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U244-370 Classical Mythology

The Greeks were a great mythopoeic people, in dramatic contrast to the Romans, who contributed to classical myth largely by adapting and revising the Greek heritage to fit in with their national and political agenda. This course is a study of the myths and legends of Greece and Rome, with emphasis on their sources and importance in the history of Western artistic, psychological, and imaginative experience. The course is designed especially for students investigating classical myth for the first time, although more advanced and continuing students will also find it engaging. The 24 units of the course follow the history of classical myth from its earliest roots in Mesopotamian myth and Greek political and cultural history through its later reworking in Roman myth.

Course Syllabus

Course Information
PrerequisitesNone; Appropriate for second-year or higher college students
Credits3 undergraduate credits
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Delivery MethodOnline
Course Start DateDate payment received
Course End Date6 months after start date
Registration DeadlineNone
Course Tuition*$981
Administrative Fee$75 (nonrefundable)
Total Tuition and Fees$1056 (not including materials)
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Course Materials
Classical Myth
(ISBN: 0136061710) Edition: 6th

The Iliad of Homer
(ISBN: 0226469409)

The Odyssey of Homer
(ISBN: 0553213997)

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