Spring 2014 CLASSIC 28 001 LEC

The Classic Myths
Section: 
001 LEC
Days and Time: 
MWF 2-3P
Room: 
145 DWINELLE
Units: 
4
Instructor: 
SCHEIN, S L
Final: 
6: TUESDAY, MAY 13, 2014 1130-230P
Enrollment: 
Limit:190 Enrolled:183 Waitlist:0 Avail Seats:7 [on Oct 2, 2014]
Note: 
Fulfills the L&S breadth requirements in Arts and Literature and Philosophy and Values.
Course Description: 

The society, culture, values and outlook on life of the ancient Greeks as expressed in their mythology; their views on life, birth, marriage, death, sex and sexuality; on culture and civilization, the origin and meaning of the world. Their use of myth to think about, and give order to human experience. The course includes some of the most important works of Western literature in English translation (the 'Odyssey', the 'Theogony', twelve plays by leading Greek dramatists (Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides), along with their historical and religious context, as well as drawing on material evidence (vase paintings, sculpture, archaeological sites). Satisfies LS Breadth Requirements for 'Arts and Literature' and 'Philosophy and Values'.

Restriction: 
BY CATEGORY
Discussions: 
101 DISM 9-10A109 DWINELLECRANE, D14739
102 DISTu 10-11A205 DWINELLECRANE, D14742
103 DISW 11-12P24 WHEELERLESSER, R H14745
104 DISW 12-1P215 DWINELLELESSER, R H14748
105 DISTh 12-1P185 BARROWSMCCLAY, M F14751
106 DISF 1-2P79 DWINELLEMCCLAY, M F14754
107 DISTh 2-3P80 BARROWSAVINGER, E14756
108 DISTh 1-2P54 BARROWSAVINGER, E14979
Texts: 
Title Author/Editor Publisher ISBN # Edition/Year Required?
Odyssey of Homer Homer (ed. Lattimore) HarperCollins 978-0061244186 2007 Yes
Theogony Hesiod (ed. Caldwell) Focus Publishing 978-0941051002 1987 Yes
The Oresteia Aeschylus (ed. Fagles) Penguin 978-0140443332 1984 Yes
The Three Theban Plays Sophocles (ed. Fagles) Penguin 978-0140444254 1984 Yes
Classical Mythology Morford, Lenardon, & Sham Oxford University Press 978-0199997329 2013 Yes
Euripides I Euripides (trans. & ed. M. Griffith, G. Most, D. Grene, R. Lattimore) University of Chicago Press 978-0226308807 2013 Yes
Euripides V Euripides (trans. & ed. M. Griffith, G. Most, D. Grene, R. Lattimore) University of Chicago Press 978-0226308982 2013 Yes
Iliad of Homer Homer (ed. Lattimore) University of Chicago Press 978-0226470498 2011 No, recommended
Classical Mythology: A Very Short Introduction Morales, Helen Oxford University Press 978-0192804761 2007

No, recommended

 

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