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Martha G. Newman, Chair BUR 529, Mailcode A3700, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-7737

Fall 2005

R S 365 • Ancient Greek Religion

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
43580 TTh
3:30 PM-5:00 PM
wag 101

Course Description

This course will investigate the historical background and cultural context of ancient Greek religion, the gods of the ancient Greeks, and ancient Greek religious practice and belief. Among the topics we will consider are: the nature of the evidence the Mediterranean context; continuity and change; divine poiesis; sacred space; festivals; religion, philosophy, and science; personal piety; prophecy; divination and dreams The format will be lectures with ample opportunity for discussion.


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