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Three Great Myths: Prometheus, Persephone and Dionysus
CCIV 112 SP
A detailed analysis of three important myths from classical antiquity, the stories of Prometheus, Persephone and Dionysus. We will examine both literary and visual representations from antiquity. We will also consider
these myths lived on in the Western tradition.
Aeschylus, PROMETHEUS BOUND, HOMERIC HYMN TO DEMETER
As well as selections from numerous other ancient sources in translation, and some modern interpretive essays.
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Several short (2 pp.) papers and a longer paper or project at the end of the term.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Consistent participation in class discussion is essential.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
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- Instructor(s): Szegedy-Maszak,Andrew
- Times: ..T.R.. 09:00AM-10:20AM; Location: DWNY100;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 20)
- SR. major: X Jr. major: X
- SR. non-major: X Jr. non-major: X SO: X FR: 20
- Curricular Renewal: Reading Non-Verbal Texts, Writing
- FYI: FYI Seminar
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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