SCHEDULE

SECOND SEMESTER 2004-05
LECTURES, QUIZZES & EXAMS READING ASSIGNMENTS
JAN 18

20

Introduction to Saga Historical and Literary Survey/Approaches to Saga

Near Eastern Saga

Epic of Gilgamesh
JAN 25

27

Heracles : Archetypal Hero

Amazons QUIZ #1 ON UNIT IX

UNIT IX
ML Ch 22 p.519-547
FEB 1

3

Perseus : Dynastic Hero

Theseus: Hero of Athens QUIZ #2 ON UNIT XI

UNIT XI
ML Ch 21 p.505-518;
Ch 23 p.555-567; p.613-615
FEB 8

10

The Trojan Saga

The Burden of arete : Ajax QUIZ #3 ON UNIT VIII A

UNIT VIII A
ML Ch 19 p. 436-475
Ovid Handout
FEB 15

17

Geography of Saga: Nostoi

Introduction to Homer's Odyssey QUIZ #4 ON UNIT VIII B

UNIT VIII B
ML Ch 20 p.475-504
FEB 22

24

World of Odysseus

Homer's Voyage of Odysseus QUIZ #5 ON ODYSSEY

Homer,Odyssey Bks: I-XII
MAR 1

3

Homecoming

ESSAY EXAM

Homer,Odyssey Bks.XIII-XXIV
MAR 15

17

Theban Saga

Mycenean Saga QUIZ # 6 ON UNIT VII

UNIT VII
ML Ch 17 & 18 p.375-435;
"Minos" p.567-572
MAR 22

24

Aeschylus' Oresteia

NO CLASS- EASTER BREAK

Aeschylus, ORESTEIA : Agamemnon
MAR 29

31

Aeschylus' Oresteia

Aeschylus' Oresteia

Aeschylus, ORESTEIA :
Libation Bearers, Eumenides
APR 5

7

O'Neill's Mourning Becomes Electra

O'Neill's Mourning Becomes Electra QUIZ #7 ON PLAYS

O'Neill,MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA
Homecoming, The Hunted
, The Haunted
APR 12

14

ESSAY DUE
Jason: Anti-Hero

Medea : Heroine from Hell QUIZ #8 ON UNIT X

UNIT X
ML Ch 22 p. 573-601
APR 19

21

Roman Mythology

Roman Saga as History QUIZ #9 ON UNIT XIII

UNIT XIII
ML Ch 26 p. 623-663
APR 26

28

Aeneas : A Roman Odysseus?

Vergil's Aeneid : Political Propaganda? QUIZ #10 ON AENEID

Vergil, Aeneid Bks 1-6
MAY 3

7

Classical Saga in Art, Music & Popular Culture

FINAL EXAM 1PM

ML Ch. 27&28 p. 667-762