Ancient Mythology

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Ancient Mythology

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Ancient Greek

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    2nd year status.

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course provides a detailed study of selected myths of Ancient Greece and Rome, including the following topics: Theories of Myths and their meaning; the ideological uses ofMyth; Myth in Classical Art and literature; Myth
    in post-classical literary and artistic traditions.

    DP requirements: Students must attend classes regularly, submit the prescribed number of essays and assignments and write any class test that may be scheduled. Submission dates must be adhered to.

    Assessment: One two-hour examination in June counts for 50% of the final mark; coursework counts for 50%.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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