Department of Classics

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CLST 203 - Myth and Religion (W)

This course will examine Greco-Roman concepts of the supernatural and humanity’s relationship to it. Students will learn the basic ancient myths, the meaning and social function of myth and ritual, and how these myths were engaged with and understood in lived experience of ancient persons and subsequent ancient literary works.

ASSESSMENT:  One midterm (20%), ten online reading quizzes (20%), two short writing assignments (20%) and a final exam (40%)
TEXTBOOK(S):  Readings in Classical Myth, G. A. Ward
INSTRUCTOR:  Dr. Graeme Ward

PREREQUISITE:  Level 2 or above.