Fall 2016

Greek Mythology and Religion

Listed in: Classics, as CLAS-121


Sarah E. Olsen (Section 01)


A survey of the myths of the gods and heroes of ancient Greece, with a view to their original context in Greek art and literature as well as their place in Greek religion. We will give particular attention to myths that live on in Western art and literature, in order to become familiar with the stories which were part of the repertory of later artists and authors. Three class hours per week.

Limited to 50 students. Fall semester. Visiting Professor Olsen.


Attention to Writing, Transnational or World Cultures Taught in English


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2014, Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Spring 2020