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A Journey Through Greek Mythology

Author(s): Monica Cyrino, LUKE GORTON

Edition: 2

Copyright: 2019

Pages: 278

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A Journey Through Greek Mythology is a guidebook intended to accompany students in an introductory Greek mythology course. It serves as a practical and versatile introduction to the study of the major Greek gods and heroes and lays the groundwork for an exploration of the representation, interpretation, and influence of the classical Greek myths.

A Journey Through Greek Mythology:

  • offers an opportunity for students to investigate how archetypal figures and narratives emerge in Greek mythology.
  • encourages students to discover how the Greek myths continue to influence our contemporary culture today.
  • introduces and explains key terms, motifs, and themes within each chapter topic.
  • features a self-quiz, bibliographic sources, and example boxes in each chapter.

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface: How to Use This Guidebook

MODULE ONE
Introduction: Understanding Myth
Resources for Module One

MODULE TWO
Cosmogonies and Theogonies
Upstarts: Prometheus and Pandora
The Olympian Circle
Resources for Module Two

MODULE THREE
First Couple: Zeus and Hera
Tough Guys: Poseidon, Ares, and Apollo
Gods on the Edge: Hermes and Dionysus
Resources for Module Three

MODULE FOUR
Blonde Ambition: Aphrodite
Natural Women: Artemis, Demeter, and Persephone
Grrrl Power: Athena and the Amazons
Cinder-gods: Hestia and Hephaestus
Resources for Module Four

MODULE FIVE
Tales of the Deep Blue Sea
Acts of Hubris: Punishment Myths
Features and Creatures of the Underworld
Dying and Rising Gods: Orpheus
Resources for Module Five

MODULE SIX
The Archetypal Hero
Herakles
Jason and the Argonauts
Resources for Module Six

MODULE SEVEN
The Trojan Saga
A New Hero: Odysseus
Resources for Module Seven

Greek Mythology: Exam I
Greek Mythology: Exam II
Glossary
Index

Monica Cyrino

LUKE GORTON

Related ISBN's: 9781524984786, 9781524998691

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