Specialization - Myth and Religion in Ancient Rome

CLAS 2007  Myth and Religion in Ancient Rome


CLAS 2005


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




This course examines the origins and evolution of religious thought and practice in ancient Rome from its mythic foundation to the triumph of Christianity in late antiquity. Roman myth is examined in detail and situated in its appropriate historical, social, political, and religious contexts. Special attention is paid to the relationship between politics, myth, and religion as well as to the influence of mythic and religious traditions from other Mediterranean cultures on Roman religious thought and practice. This course may be credited towards Religions and Cultures.

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