Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

CLAS 210 - HOMER AND VIRGIL

Long Title: HOMER AND VIRGIL AND THEIR RECEPTION
Department: *Classical & European Studies*
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This course reads Homer's ILIAD and ODYSSEY and Virgil's AENEID in translation. Topics include the nature of oral poetry, the history of the epic genre, Virgilian intertextuality, the cultural and political contexts in which the poems arose, and case studies in the poets' reception.
Course URL: http://classicallegacy.rice.edu