Classical Mythology

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Author  Elizabeth Vandiver
Publisher  The Teaching Company
Publication Date   October 19, 2017
ISBN  1565850378

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12 Audio CDs (24 lectures, 30 minutes/lecture) Course Lecture Titles 1. Introduction 2. What Is Myth? 3. Why Is Myth? 4. "First Was Chaos" 5. The Reign of the Olympians 6. Immortals and Mortals 7. Demeter, Persephone, and the Conquest of Death 8. The Eleusinian Mysteries and the Afterlife 9. Apollo and Artemis 10. Hermes and Dionysos 11. Laughter-Loving Aphrodite 12. Culture, Prehistory, and the "Great Goddess" 13. Humans, Heroes, and Half-Gods 14. Theseus and the "Test-and-Quest" Myth 15. From Myth to History and Back Again 16. The Greatest Hero of All 17. The Trojan War 18. The Terrible House of Atreus 19. Blood Vengeance, Justice, and the Furies 20. The Tragedies of King Oedipus 21. Monstrous Females and Female Monsters 22. Roman Founders, Roman Fables 23. "Gods Are Useful" 24. From Ovid to the Stars

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