REL 122 : Greek and Roman Mythology



Class Hours

3 lecture

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring, Summer


In this course, students will be introduced to the primary narratives that the ancient Greeks and Romans told about their gods, their world and themselves. The emphasis throughout the course will be on reading, analyzing and evaluating the literature of classical Greek and Roman mythology. One overriding theme of the course will be a focus on human nature and the so-called "fragile human condition" as it is portrayed in classical mythology.