University of Arkansas. Spring, 2002. CLST 4003 H. Honors Colloquium: Ancient Greek Religion

Professor Daniel B. Levine

 

Illustration: Daedalic Style Female limestone torso, perhaps from a small pediment or metope. Found on citadel of Mycenae, near the Temple of Athena, ca. 630 BCE. National Museum, Athens. Photo by J. Matthew Harrington.

 

Preliminary Schedule of Readings

 

January 15 Introduction

January 17 Read Homer Iliad Books 1, 15, 18 (lines 1-154), 21. (use any translation you have, or a text from the Library, or Perseus' on-line Iliad:

http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi- bin/ptext?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.01.0134

 

January 22 Read Homer Odyssey Books 1 (lines 1-119), 3, 11. (use any translation you have, or a text from the Library, or Perseus' on-line Odyssey:

http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.01.0218

 

January 24 No class. Write Homer Essay

 

January 29 ( Homer Essay Due) Hesiod Works and Days.

January 31 Hesiod Works and Days.

 

February 05 Hesiod Theogony

February 07 Hesiod Theogony.

 

February 12 (Hesiod Essay Due) NOTES DUE ON HOMERIC HYMN TO DEMETER

February 14 BEGIN REPORTS Athenian Religion: A History.

 

February 19 REPORTS: Athenian Religion: A History.

February 21 REPORTS: Athenian Religion: A History.

 

February 26 REPORTS Athenian Religion: A History.

February 28 Oxford Readings in Greek Religion.

 

March 05 Oxford Readings in Greek Religion.

March 07 Oxford Readings in Greek Religion.

 

March 12 Oxford Readings in Greek Religion.

March 14 Oxford Readings in Greek Religion.

 

SPRING BREAK

 

March 26 Magika Hiera.

March 28 Magika Hiera.

 

April 02 Magika Hiera.

April 04 Magika Hiera.

 

April 09 Sophocles.

April 11 Sophocles.

 

April 16 Sophocles

April 18 Aristophanes.

 

April 23 Aristophanes.

April 25 Aristophanes.

 

April 30 No Class. Work on Papers.

May 02 One-Page Sumaries of Papers due in Class.

 

May 07 Term Papers Due.

 

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