42.346 Homer's Trojan Epics

Homer's Trojan Epics

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 38591
Status Active

This class will explore the story of the ancient city of Troy from its origins in Homeric epic and classical drama to some of its many European iterations beginning with Vergil's Aeneid. Students will examine how these Trojan texts encode narratives of gender,ethnicity, and welfare, and how they help create an occidental European identity.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 42.101 College Writing I and 42.102 College Writing II.