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Salem, Oregon 97301
The great stories of Greek and Roman epic poetry continue to inspire modern literature, art, and film. In this course, Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, Hesiod's Theogony, and Vergil's Aeneid will be read and discussed in English translation. Emphasis will be on plot and narrative technique, genre characteristics, changes in world view, and the reception of these poems in later periods.
Mode of Inquiry: Interpreting Texts
General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Fourth Semester Language Requirement (Latin and Greek)