Classics and Comics

3.00 crs.

The trend of reception studies in Classical scholarship is more popular than ever. In this course, the student will examine the use of characters, themes, and literary genres from the ancient world and their appearance in comic books, graphic novels, and cartoons. Students will work to gain a good understanding of both primary source material covering topics that include hero myths from around the world, ancient philosophy, Greek history, Roman comedy, Homeric and Babylonian epics, Greek vases.

Loyola Core: Creative Arts & Cultures

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