University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

MGRE 3211 - Homer's Odyssey: Wanderings & Divine Interventions

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: Flinders University
Contact: Up to 2 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: MGRE 2202 and MGRE 2211 or MGRE 2212 or convenor's approval
Assessment: Essays; tests; tutorial presentation; tutorial participation
Syllabus:

Please note that Modern Greek is taught by Flinders University staff as part of an arrangement between the two Universities. Classes are held at the University of Adelaide North Terrace Campus. For detailed information on this course, please visit http://www.flinders.edu.au/webapps/stusys/index.cfm/topic/main, select 'MGRE' in the drop down menu and find the course by title. This topic examines Homer's epic poem The Odyssey. Through a variety of written and audio visual resources the epic genre will be examined, as well as the life and works of Homer. A number of themes will be explored, including some of the main characters (mortal and divine) in the work, notions of journey home, and the religious, social and political life of the Ancient Greek World. Elements of the Odyssey will be traced from ancient to contemporary contexts, through different literary texts and the visual arts.

Course Fees

Students will enrol and be invoiced for this course through Flinders University.


Course Outline

A Course Outline which includes Learning Outcomes, Learning Resources, Learning & Teaching for this course may be accessed here


Critical Dates

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Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
15864 01FL     No details available