GREK 308

Homer and Hesiod

Prerequisite: GREK 202. This course explores the world of archaic Greek epic poetry and will focus on selections from Homer’s “Iliad” and “Odyssey,” as well as Hesiod’s “Theogony” and “Works and Days.” We will also look at fragments from the Epic Cycle. The course will conclude with a look at ancient epic parody including the “Battle of the Frogs and Mice.” V.2, V.3

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