Edith Hamilton’s Mythology and the textbook Classical Mythology will be used to read and analyze the Greek and Roman myths about creation, nature, love and heroism. Homer’s epic, The Iliad, will challenge the best readers with its detail. Some of the plays of Aeschylus and Euripides will provide a thorough look at classic Greek Tragedy. The study of these classics will acquaint the student with some of the most famous stories of all time. By studying these myths of Greek and Roman gods and their relationship with men, students not only see the beginnings of drama but man’s attempt to explain his universe and his relationship to it. It is recommended that only the avid reader attempt the course. Much of the reading is college-level material.