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 2024: Online course

Michael Fontaine
Michael Fontaine
Professor, Cornell's Department of Classics and associate vice provost of undergraduate education

Summer 2024: Online course

Michael Fontaine
Michael Fontaine
Professor, Cornell's Department of Classics and associate vice provost of undergraduate education