MYTHOLOGY AND HUMANITIES
IN ANCIENT WESTERN CULTURE

Dr. Michael Delahoyde
Washington State University


Humanities 103 -- Summer 2014:
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Project Orpheus

INTRODUCTORY MATTERS

Introduction

Mythology and Gods

Mythological Names


THE ANCIENT WORLD

Creation Myths

Gilgamesh

The Old Testament

Genesis 1-3: Creation and Eden
Cain and Abel: The First Murder
The Story of Joseph
The Book of Job
Psalms


GREEK MYTHOLOGY

Ancient Greek History

The Greek Gods

The Muses

Homer, The Iliad

Homer, The Odyssey

Hesiod, Theogony

Hesiod, Works and Days

Homeric Hymns


GREEK PLAYS

Greek Drama

Aeschylus

Agamemnon
The Libation Bearers
The Eumenides

The Suppliant Maidens
The Persians
Seven Against Thebes
Prometheus Bound

Sophocles

Oedipus Rex
Oedipus at Colonus
Antigone

Ajax
The Women of Trachis
Electra
Philoctetes

Euripides

Alcestis
Medea
Heracleidae
Hippolytus
The Cyclops
Heracles
Iphigenia in Tauris
Helen
Hecabe
Andromache
The Trojan Women
Ion
Rhesus
The Suppliant Women
Orestes
Iphigenia in Aulis
Electra
The Phoenician Women
The Bacchae

OTHER GREEK INNOVATIONS

Other Poetry and Literature

Sappho
Aesop

Philosophy

Heraclitus
Pythagoras
Plato
Aristotle

History

Herodotus
Thucydides

Music


ROMAN MYTHOLOGY

Roman Civilization

The Roman Gods

Virgil, Aeneid

Ovid, Metamorphoses

Other Stories


OTHER ROMAN LITERATURE

Catullus

Horace

Petronius


THEMATIC CONNECTIONS

Animals

Rivers

Hell

The Hero's Journey

War

Imperialism

The Myth of the Self

The Myth of the State

The Myth of Love


MYTHOLOGY IN FILM

Classical Mythology in Film

War Films

Westerns

Monster Films

Science Fiction Films

Kate Bush, The Line, The Cross & The Curve


RESOURCES

Research

Assignments & Exams

Sample Writings

MLA-Style Documentation

Michael Delahoyde, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of English
delahoyd@wsu.edu
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