Courses & Units

Greek and Roman Mythology HTC323


May be taken as an English unit or as a Gender Studies Unit.


This unit is a study of the role of myth in Greek and Roman culture through literary texts and ancient art, including an exploration of the relationship between mythological narratives and religious ritual. This unit also traces developments in the depiction of the gods and heroes as a mirror of social and political change, and addresses the reception of classical myth in later ages.


Unit name Greek and Roman Mythology
Unit code HTC323
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Discipline History and Classics

Hitomi Yoshida

Teaching staff

Dr Graeme Miles

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


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Band Field of Education
1 090305

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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any Faculty


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Teaching Pattern
  • Recorded, introductory lecture (approx. 30 minutes).
  • Weekly online reflection on reading.
  • 1 x 2 hour mixed format seminar consisting of: 2 x half hour lectures, with a half hour group discussion following each.
  • Weekly reading reflections, 50-100 words (10%)
  • 3 primary text analyses, 300 words each (15%)
  • Major essay, 2,250 words (35%)
  • Take-home exam (40%)
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