Jul 02, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80
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CLSS - 330. Ancient Epic


3 credit(s)
A study of the epic narratives of Greece and Rome, including among others, Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, Apollonius’ Argonautica, Vergil’s Aeneid, and Ovid’s Metamorphoses. A variety of interpretive approaches will be used in a close reading of the primary texts. The course will focus on the development and transformation of the epic tradition throughout the course of antiquity, its shifting focus, themes, values, methods, cultural assumptions, and its legacy to western civilization.

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