2018 Summer School Subject List

Greek and Roman Myth (ANHS1602)

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences
Department: Classics and Ancient History
Level: Undergraduate
Credit Points: 6

Instructors:
(1)  Billy Kennedy - William.Kennedy@sydney.edu.au

Contacts:
(1)  Billy Kennedy - William.Kennedy@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 08 Jan 2018 
End Date: 24 Jan 2018 
Capacity: 200 
Status: Places available 
Applications Open: 03 Oct 2017 
Applications Close: 08 Dec 2017 
Census date: 02 Feb 2018 
On-time withdrawals close: 02 Feb 2018 
Available to audit: No
Open to HSC graduates?: No

Prerequisites:

    There are no listed prerequisites for this course.

Description

Stories about Greek and Roman gods, heroes, and monsters occupy an important place in Western culture.

Greco-Roman mythology is the fount of inspiration for masterpieces of art, music, and literature.

This unit examines these enduring ancient narratives, symbols, and mythical ideas in their historical, cultural and religious context.

Learn about the manifold meanings of myth, its transformations and transgressions, its uses and abuses from antiquity to the present day.

Assessment

Tutorial participation (10%), tutorial quizzes (15%), 1 x 1500wd (35%), 1 x 2hr exam (40%)

Timetable

Start Date: 08 Jan 2018     End Date: 24 Jan 2018

Lectures

Mon 10:00 - 12:00

Tues 10:00 - 12:00

Wed 10:00 - 12:00

Thurs 10:00 - 12:00

Fri 10:00 - 12:00

Tutorials

Mon 14:00 - 15:00

Tues 14:00 - 15:00

Wed 14:00 - 15:00

Thurs 14:00 - 15:00

Fri 14:00 - 15:00

Final Exam
Mon 29th Jan, 9:50am Start (2hr exam & 10 mins reading time)

Venue:

Lectures:

Mon, Tue, Thu & Fri - New Laws School Lecture Theatre 106

Wed - Carslaw Lecture Theatre 173

Tutorials: Carslaw Tutorial Room 453

Exam: New Law School Lecture Theatre 106

Texts

B. Powell, Classical Myth, 8th ed. Prentice Hall 2014