Greek & Roman mythology



Shih-Chieh Chien

Center for Liberal Arts

Structure: 2 Hour per a week

Course Description

This course is designed for students who want to learn the important origin of western culture in Greek and Roman myths.
While working on specific works all the way through the course, students will become familiar with the allusions that are derived from classical myths through the lectures and viewing artistic masterpieces.
Students will get a general overview of the connections between the Greek and Roman myths.
In addition, students will be encouraged to become actively involved in their literary comments and criticisms.
Students’ thoughts and input are important in this course.
They have to form ideas before reading a selection, identify key ideas as they read, write and finally, discuss and reflect critically on the contents introduced in the course.