Gods Are Useful 
Gods Are Useful
by University of Maryland
Video Lecture 23 of 24
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Date Added: July 22, 2017

Lecture Description

In this lecture, Prof. Vandiver discusses Ovid's Metamorphoses.

Obtained from archive.org.

Suggested readings:
"Metamorphoses" by Ovid trans. Mandelbaum: a.co/dMlKGnj
Bilingual Loeb edition, Vol. I: a.co/2w6EUTh
Bilingual Loeb edition, Vol. II: a.co/759v8sp

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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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