AMS 255 Myth in Ancient Greece and Rome

Spring, Fall

A study of the mythoi from ancient Greece and Rome as transmitted in a variety of multiforms in the literary and the plastic arts, including those from the ancient period and modern adaptations. The course aims to familiarize students with both the basic Greek and Roman myths as well as the major schools of myth interpretation. Interpretative traditions to be covered may include those of the myth and ritual school, the psychoanalysts, and the structuralists.

Degree Requirements