LECTURES, QUIZZES & EXAMS
READING ASSIGNMENTS
AUG 29

31

Introduction to Myth

Historical /Literary Survey

ML Ch.1-2 p. 3-54
ML Ch. 6 p. 135-153
SEPT 5

7

Hesiod's Theogony

QUIZ #1 ON UNIT I
Comparative Mythology

UNIT I
ML Ch 3 p. 55-77
Ovid "Creation" p.3-5
"Phaethon" p.28-40
12

14

Zeus

QUIZ #2 ON UNIT II
Pandora/Ages of Man

UNIT II
ML Ch 4 -5 p.78-134
Ovid "Creation" p.3-16
"Lycaon & The Flood"
"Io" p.21-27
19

21

The Underworld

QUIZ #3 ON UNIT III
Traditional Form of Greek & Roman Religion

UNIT III
ML Ch 7 p.154-164
ML Ch 15 p.349-376
26

28

Mystery Cults: Demeter

QUIZ #4 ON UNIT IV
Mystery Cults: Dionysus

UNIT IV
ML Ch 13-14 p.292-348
ML   Ch 16 p.377-392
"Myth of Er" p.355-361
Ovid "Proserpina" p.118-128
"Semele" p.64-66
"Pan & Syrinx" p.24-25
OCT 3

5

Mystery Cults: Orpheus

No Class Meeting

10

12

No Class Meeting

ESSAY EXAM

17

19

Great Mother Goddesses & Their Vegetation Gods

QUIZ #5 ON UNIT V
Athens & the Panathenaea

UNIT V
ML Ch 8-9 p.165-209
ML Ch 12 p.272-291
24

26

Oracles

QUIZ # 6 ON UNIT VI
Magic & the Occult in the Ancient World

UNIT VI
ML Ch 10-11 p.210-271
31

NOV 2

Roman Gods

QUIZ #7 ON UNIT XIII
Roman Religion

UNIT XIII
 
ML  Ch 26  p.663-683

7

9

Hippolytus

QUIZ #8 ON PLAYS
Desire Under the Elms
Euripides, Hippolytus
O'Neill, Desire Under the Elms
14

16

Black Orpheus

Black Orpheus

ML Ch 28 p.787-797
21

23

ESSAY EXAM
 
NO CLASS- THANKSGIVING
28

30

Classical Myth as Allegory

QUIZ #9- MYTH AS ALLEGORY
Classical Myth as Allegory continued

ML Ch 27 p.707-747
"Judgment of Paris" p.467-473
DEC 5

7

The Farnese Gallery Frescoes

QUIZ #10 ON MYTH IN ENGLISH
Classical Myth in Popular Culture

ML "Endymion" p.64
"Zeus & Hera " p. 116-17
"Zeus & Ganymede" p.121-23
"Venus & Anchises" p.188-94
"Judgment of Paris" p.467-73

Ovid, "Ariadne's Crown" p.187
"Cephalus" p.174-180
"Galatea" p.330-335
"Peleus & Thetis"p.266-268
"Hyacinthus" p.239-241

HANDOUT

DEC 9
FINAL EXAM 9AM