MGRE 2214 - Greek Mythology: Gods, Heroes and Mortals

Flinders University - Semester 1 - 2016

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This topic will introduce students to Greek Myths concerning the life and deeds of gods and heroes, as well as the circle of life for mortals. Furthermore, key themes and issues of Greek Mythology which have influenced the European Literature and Thought will be identified and explored. The topic aims to show the relevance of key themes in myth to the culture in which these myths arose, by investigating their roles in the religious, political and social life of the ancient Greek world. It is based upon Greek texts in translation as well as English literary texts.

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