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CLAS 3200: Greek and Roman Mythology: General Information & Syllabus

Open Educational Resource (OER) created for the Classics 3200 sections

General Information

Heroes, Gods, and Monsters: Classical Mythologies MW2. Spring 2019.
Boylan Hall 3405. Mondays and Wednesdays 2:15–3:30
Prof. David Schur (e-mail for questions and appointments:
Please put your name in the subject heading of e-mails. 
Office: Boylan 2404 (door inside on left). Mon. and Wed. 1:00–2:00pm, and by appt.
Making an appointment is helpful.

Syllabus and Readings

Required Course Texts
We will use selections from these specific translations during class meetings. This is an OER course, which means that all of the readings are available at no cost. Please see the Schedule page for links to the readings. All reading assignments should be read before class.

  • Hesiod, Theogony and Works and Days 
  • Selected Homeric Hymns 
  • Aeschylus, Oresteia trilogy
  • Sophocles, Oedipus the King, Antigone
  • Euripides, Bacchae
  • Ovid, selections from the Metamorphoses
  • Other short texts will be distributed as handouts