GRS 300

Heroes and Heroines in Action in Ancient Greek Epics

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

An examination of epic genre in Greek literature through reading Homer's Iliad and Odyssey and Apollonius' Jason and the Argonauts. Themes may include the definition of the genre of epic, the nature of heroism, mortality and the construction of gender.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of GRS 300, CLAS 300.


Undergraduate course in Greek and Roman Studies offered by the Department of Greek and Roman Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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