|Use this page to maintain syllabus information, learning objectives, required materials, and technical requirements for the course.|
|CLCS 23300 - Comparative Mythology|
Learning Outcomes: 1. Have a detailed grasp of principal characters, narratives, and themes in the myths of a number of representative ancient world cultures (Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Celtic, Aztec, Mayan, East Asian, African); 2. Be able to appreciate the many functions of myths within ancient societies, namely to explain natural events, support religious practices, and underwrite social and political power; and 3. Be able to identify recurrent patterns and themes in the myths of historically disparate ancient and modern cultures.
|Return to Previous||New Search|