Assignments and Plans for the Week of September 5--9
Without a knowledge of mythology much of the elegant literature of our own language cannot be understood and appreciated.
|Classic Work on the Greek Myths--a Love Affair Between a Teacher and Her Subject|
Tuesday: Omnibus Ancient World handout on Edith Hamilton's Mythology.
This Week, read Part One: The Gods, The Creation, and the Earliest Heroes
Wednesday: Surveying how the Historians Approach Origins:
Comparing Carleton J.H. Hayes and Jackson Spielvogel
Thursday: Gods and Heroes
Friday: Archeological Labors: Gathering Artifacts of Civilization--a.k.a. Cleaning Up Downtown
We read Greek and Norse mythology until it came out of our ears. And the Bible.