The Terrible House Of Atreus 
The Terrible House Of Atreus
by University of Maryland
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Date Added: July 22, 2017

Lecture Description

In this lecture, Prof. Vandiver discusses the House of Atreus in Greek myth and the tragedies they experience.

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Suggested readings:
"The Library, or Bibliotheca" by Apollodorus trans. Hard:
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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