Course description

The stories of Greek Mythology have ignited the imaginations of writers and artists from antiquity to the present day, from the tragedy of Achilles to the adventures of Percy Jackson. This course surveys the most influential stories of Gods and Heroes in Greek myths, focusing on their place in ancient Greek and Roman literature, society and religion, but also tracing their course in intellectual and art history through the Renaissance to the present day.

Summer semester is distance learning.

No upcoming classes were found.

Previously offered classes

Winter 2022: Online course

Michael Fontaine
Michael Fontaine
Professor, Cornell's Department of Classics and associate vice provost of undergraduate education
Section ID:CLASS 2604 001-LEC
Number:1096
Session:3-week Winter session
Class dates:January 3-21, 2022
Final exam/project due:Friday January 21, 11:59 PM (see Final exams)
Time / room:
Mode of instruction:Asynchronous distance learning
Credit:3
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Fontaine, M. (mf268)
Max. enroll:37
To enroll:Enrollment for this class is closed.

See Online Learning FAQs.

This course is open to all registrants, including undergraduates and precollege students.

Summer 2022: Online course

Michael Fontaine
Michael Fontaine
Professor, Cornell's Department of Classics and associate vice provost of undergraduate education
Section ID:CLASS 2604 001-LEC
Number:1251
Session:Summer 3-week 1
Class dates:May 31-June 17, 2022
Final exam/project due:Friday June 17, 11:59 PM (see Final exams)
Time / room:
Mode of instruction:Asynchronous distance learning
Credit:3
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Fontaine, M. (mf268)
Max. enroll:35
To enroll:Enrollment for this class is closed.

See Online Learning FAQs.

This course is open to all registrants, including undergraduates and precollege students.

Summer 2022: Online course

Michael Fontaine
Michael Fontaine
Professor, Cornell's Department of Classics and associate vice provost of undergraduate education
Section ID:CLASS 2604 002-LEC
Number:1275
Session:Summer 3-week 2
Class dates:June 21-July 8, 2022
Final exam/project due:Friday July 29, 11:59 PM (see Final exams)
Time / room:
Mode of instruction:Asynchronous distance learning
Credit:3
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Fontaine, M. (mf268)
Max. enroll:35
To enroll:Enrollment for this class is closed.

See Online Learning FAQs.

This course is open to all registrants, including undergraduates and precollege students.