Survey of ancient Greek myth and religion. Using, a wide range of literary and visual sources from, the archaeological record, examines the function, and uses of myth; its relationship to religion,, daily life, history, and cultural norms;, religious ritual and function; the particularity, of myth to a given locale; and the interpretation, of myth and its methodologies. Required for, students scheduled to participate in the Greece, overseas program.
- Teacher: Robert Kugler
This course familiarizes students with ancient, Greek religion as an exemplar of ancient religions, and as a critical element of the Classical world., The course combines historical-critical analysis, of the literary and material sources for ancient, Greek religion with close attention to the social,, political, and economic conditions of ancient, Greece informed by cultural-anthropological and, social-scientific theory. For Spring 2007, iteration, admission to the Greece Fall 2007, program.
- Teacher: Rasha Soliman