Homer's Odyssey

Homer's Odyssey
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesGREEK 301
 TaughtContact Department
 ProgramsContaining GREEK 431
Course Outcomes

Reading Homeric Greek

By approaching the text of Homer's Odyssey, successful students will learn techniques of reading Greek Epic poetry with subtlety and precision.

Critical Method

Successful students will understand and apply principles and practice of critical method with specific reference to the texts of Homer.

Literary History

Successful students will understand the place of Homeric epic in literary history of Classical antiquity and locate Homeric epic poetry in the larger context of political and cultural history.

Close Reading

Successful students will intelligently evaluate the Odyssey through close reading in the original language and express this through examinations and essays.