Course Descriptions - Classical Mythology CLAS 1101   Classical Mythology
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This class will study various mythic texts from ancient Greece and Rome, with occasional attention to other nearby ancient cultures. Students will demonstrate competence in describing the content of specific myths as found in various primary sources, understanding the function of myth in expressing and shaping ancient cultural values, assessing the relationhips between specific myths or versions of the same myth, and the reception of myths in later societies. All primary texts will be read in English translation.
FORMAT: Lecture
FORMAT COMMENTS: There will be 2 hours of lecture each week plus a 1 hour tutorial session
TUTORIAL HOURS PER WEEK: 1
CROSS-LISTING: RELS 1101.03
EXCLUSIONS: CLAS 1103.03; CLAS 2103.03; RELS 1201.03