|LLT 121.002 Classical Mythology||Office: 113 Siceluff Hall Phone: 836-6601|
|Fall Semester 2019
Hours: 11am MWF
|9:30 am-10:45 am TR, KARL 102
||E-mail: JosephHughes at MissouriState.edu|
|Instructor: Dr. Joseph Hughes|
Powell, Classical Mythology (6th edition)
Lattimore and Grene, The Greek Tragedies, volume 1
LLT 121 Reading Guide
Classical Mythology Telecourse Lectures available at iTunes U (optional)
TESTING AND GRADING:
The student's work in the course will be evaluated as follows: Average of 4 Hour Exams: 100%. Hour Exams will consist of objective (identification, short answer, matching) and essay (thesis statement, proof, conclusion) questions. These will be largely, but not completely, non-comprehensive. Extra credit will not be given under any circumstances. Final grades will be assigned on the following basis: 90-100%= A; 80-89%= B; 70-79%= C; 60-69%= D; 59%-below= F. Students with questions about the evaluation of their work should consult the instructor immediately. Exams should be completed in either ink (blue or black) or in #2 pencil. Legibility will be appreciated.
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ACADEMIC DISHONESTY STATEMENT:
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||Introduction to Mythology|
||The Nature of Myth||Powell, Chapters 1, 2, and 3|
||Myths of Creation||Powell, Chapter 4|
||The Origins of Humankind||Powell, Chapter 5|
||Myths of the Olympian Gods I||Powell, Chapter 6|
||Myths of the Olympian Gods II||Powell, Chapters 7 and 8|
||Demeter and the Eleusinian Mysteries||Powell, Chapters 9 and 11|
||Dionysus and the Bacchic Mysteries||Powell, Chapter 10|
||Grene, The Greek Tragedies|
||Legends of Heracles||Powell, Chapters 12 and 14|
||Legends of Athens and Crete||Powell, Chapters 15 and 16|
||-Legends of Mycenae and Iolcus||Powell, Chapters 13 and 18|
||Legends of Thebes||Powell, Chapter 17|
||Spring Holiday - No Classes
||The Trojan War||Powell, Chapters 19 and 20|
||The Return Voyages||Powell, Chapter 21|
||12||Final Examination 8:45 am-10: 45 am