Roman and Greek Mythology
Aims of the course:
- To introduce the ancient Greek and Roman myths and show how they developed and absorbed elements of different Mediterranean cultures.
- To show that individual myths are contained within a meta-narrative which has a beginning, middle and end
- To analyse the nature of the myths, common themes and what the myths tell us about the societies which created them
- To learn something of the ancient approach to religion and religious thought.
Course content overview:
The course will largely concentrate on translations of the original ancient texts and will attempt to understand the nature of myth in a non-technical and jargon free manner.
This course is open to everyone, and you don’t need any previous knowledge or experience of the subject to attend.
Our short courses are designed especially for adult learners who want to advance their personal or professional development. They are taught by tutors who are expert in both their subjects and in teaching students of all ages and experiences.
Please note that all teaching is in English. You should have near-native command of the English language in order to get the maximum benefit from the course.
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