DEPARTMENT OF

Classics

 

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CLST 311 - Greek and Roman Epic (W)

A study of the most important epic poems of the Greeks and Romans, including, but not necessarily limited to the Iliad, Odyssey and Aeneid.

ASSESSMENT:  Each student will prepare a “graphic novel” presentation of a passage from one of the epics we are studying for 50% of the mark.  A final exam (probably multiple-choice in format) will account for the remaining 50% of the mark.
TEXTBOOKS:

  • The Iliad of Homer.  Richmond Lattimore.   University of Chicago Press
  • The Odyssey of Homer.   Richmond Lattimore.  Harpercollins Trade Sales.​
  • The Aeneid of Vergil.   Sarah Ruden.   Yale University Press

INSTRUCTOR:  Dr. Drew Griffith