Syllabus Spring 2010 CLT 3370-2

Syllabus Spring 2010 CLT 3370-2 - CLT 3370-01: Introduction...

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CLT 3370-01: Introduction to Classical Mythology LSB 002 MWF 9:05-9:55 Instructor: Kyle Jazwa Office: 205R Dodd Hall Office Hours: Monday 1-2 PM; Friday 9:55-10:55 AM; and happily by appointment Email: kaj08c@fsu.edu Course Description: This course is intended to acquaint students with the major myths of the Greco-Roman world. Knowledge of these stories is indispensible for anyone who wishes to study the literature and art of ancient Greece and Rome. These myths figure prominently in the corpus of the western artistic heritage and frequently provide the thematic basis of much of the western world’s literature and art. Not only do these myths allow us to understand Greco-Roman culture and our own literature better, they are great stories in themselves. Because this course relies upon the extant literary tradition of Ancient Greece and Rome, primary sources [epic, drama, poetry etc.] will provide the predominant textual foundation for the class. Intensive analysis and comparison of all the assigned readings is essential for satisfactory completion of the class and its assignments. Required Books: M.P.O. Morford, R.J. Lenardon, Classical Mythology , 8 th ed. ISBN 978-0-19-530805-1 D. Grene, R. Lattimore, Greek Tragedies , vol. 1. ISBN 0-226-30790-5 S. Lombardo, tr., Homer, Odyssey . ISBN 0-87220-484-7 Strongly Recommended: R. Fagles, tr., Homer, The Iliad . ISBN 978-0-14-027536-0 W.F. Jackson, tr., Virgil, The Aeneid . ISBN 978-0-14-044051-5 A.D. Melville, tr., Ovid, Metamorphoses . ISBN 978-0-19-283472-0 Internet Access and Garnet Email Account: All students must have access to a reliable internet connection. It is a requirement of any course at FSU that students use their garnet email account to receive messages from their instructors and to access BlackBoard. If you have a garnet account, you will have been registered automatically. If you do not have a garnet account or if you would like any communications forwarded to a non-garnet account, you may do so by visiting CARS on the ACNS web-site at http://register.acns.fsu.edu/CARS/forward.html . Any problems that arise from forwarding and/or using a non-garnet e-mail account remain the responsibility of the student. BlackBoard Site: The syllabus and other online course materials will be made available through the BlackBoard course site on the Internet. Go to http://campus.fsu.edu and sign in with your
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FSU garnet account username and password to access the website. For BlackBoard questions, please email help@campus.fsu.edu or call 850-644-8004. Grading Breakdown : Midterm 20% Hero Myth Paper 20% (circa 750 words) Temple Paper 30% (circa 1250 words) Final Paper 20% (circa 1000 words) Class Participation 10% Grading Scale : A 100-94; A- 93-90; B+ 89-87; B 86-83; B- 82-80; C+ 79-77; C 76-73; C- 72-70; D+ 69-67; D 66-63; D- 62-60: F 59-0. Gordon Rule:
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