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CLAS022 PO - Epic: Gods and Heroes

When Offered: Last offered spring 2017.
Instructor(s): Staff
Credit: 1

Epic poetry educated, validated and entertained ancient audiences from Greek mountainsides to the city of Rome and beyond. Our discussions will explore the heroes, gods and empires that populate these texts to better understand the cultures that both produced and consumed them. We will also examine how and why modern authors from a variety of socio-political, ethnic and cultural contexts continue to engage Greco-Roman epic. Previously offered as CLAS010.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
Area 1; Speaking Intensive



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