LIT 246-IH1 - Cunning, Guile, & the Origins of Ancient Greek Culture

Description
3 credits. Myers. Offered occasionally. Why do cunning and guileful characters figure so prominently in Greek myth and epic? Does Greek philosophy begin with ruse? The purpose of this course is to explore the ancient Greek fascination with cunning and to discover its place in Greek literary and intellectual culture. Readings include myth, Homer's works, Pre-Socratic philosophy, PLato, Greek tragedy, as well as Aesop's fables. Class Notes: 3 seats open to upper level students, remaining open to Sophomores only until the Open Enrollment period. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: Earned credit or concurrent enrollment in HMST 101.
Credits
3
Attributes
Fulfills IH-1, LIT, or HMST elective
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019
Offered
F
Avg. Class Size
25
Avg. Sections
1