From Ovid To The Stars 
From Ovid To The Stars
by University of Maryland
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Date Added: July 22, 2017

Lecture Description

In the final lecture, Prof. Vandiver concludes her course with Ovid's Metamorphoses and its influence on Christian Europe.

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Suggested readings:
"Metamorphoses" by Ovid trans. Mandelbaum:
Bilingual Loeb edition, Vol. I:
Bilingual Loeb edition, Vol. II:

Course Index

Course Description

Classical Mythology is an introduction to the primary characters and most important stories of classical Greek and Roman mythology. Among those you will study are the accounts of the creation of the world in Hesiod's Theogony and Ovid's Metamorphoses; the gods Zeus, Apollo, Demeter, Persephone, Hermes, Dionysos, and Aphrodite; the Greek Heroes, Theseus and Heracles (Hercules in the Roman version); and the most famous of all classical myths, the Trojan War.


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