Theseus and the  
Theseus and the "Test-and-Quest" Myth
by University of Maryland
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Date Added: July 22, 2017

Lecture Description

In this lecture, Prof. Vandiver discusses the myth of Theseus and an interpretation of the myth.

Obtained from archive.org.

Suggested reading:
"Life of Theseus" in "Parallel Lives" by Plutarch trans. Dryden: a.co/713W8mB
Bilingual Loeb edition: a.co/4brfUAR
"The Library, or Bibliotheca" by Apollodorus trans. Hard: a.co/2kP0V1A
Bilingual Loeb edition, Vol. I: a.co/bgTEGGA
Bilingual Loeb edition, Vol. II: a.co/gqv1N1h

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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