To find subjects taught in previous semesters, you may also look at the archived Literature Supplements.
|IAP 2018 Non-Credit Activities||SP2018 Course Supplement||Fall 2018 Course Supplement|
|21L.001||Foundations of Western Literature: Homer to Dante||Howard Eiland||MW||3:30 - 5:00||56-162|
This class will study representative texts from classical Greek and Roman antiquity—Homer’s Odyssey, Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex, Euripides’ Medea, Plato’s Symposium, and Ovid’s Metamorphoses—followed by selected works from the Hebrew Bible and New Testament. The class will then conclude with Dante’s Inferno, in which the two traditions, classical and biblical, converge. The class format is group discussion, with informal lectures by the instructor.