Greek Mythology

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York University
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Department of Humanities

AP/HUMA 1105 9.0 Myth and Imagination in Ancient Greece and Rome

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Course Director: Dr. Donald Burke 250 Vanier College Tel. (416) 736-2100 ext. 70476

Course Secretary: Rowena Linton 209 Vanier College Tel. (416) 736-2100 ext. 33214

Expanded course description and learning objectives

This course introduces students to many of the key mythical narratives of the ancient Greeks and Romans through a close reading of primary texts in English translation. Together we will explore the mythical worlds of the ancient Greeks and
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Short in-class essay on Hesiod’s Theogony to be written in tutorials the week of October 1st (500-600 words or four to five double-spaced, hand-written pages; 10%)
2. Short essay on Homer’s Iliad due in lecture on November 8th (500-600 words or two double-spaced pages to be written on a computer and printed on a printer; 10%)
3. Term test on Hesiod’s Theogony and Works and Days and Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey in the last tutorial of the fall term; 15%
4. Term essay on Homer’s Odyssey due in lecture on January 8th (1000-1200 words or four double-spaced pages; 15%)
5. Essay on Greek Tragedy (Aeschylus or Euripides) due in lecture on February 26th (1250-1500 words or five double-spaced pages) 15%
6. Final Comprehensive Exam in the April exam period; 25%
7. Tutorial Participation 10%

Academic Integrity Tutorial

Each student must complete the academic integrity tutorial, available at the url below. You must receive a score of 100%, print off your results, and submit them to your tutorial leader the week of October 22nd. You may take the quiz as many times as is necessary to earn a score of 100%.

Drop date: Friday, February 15, 2013

This is the last date to drop a full-year course (Term Y) without
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