Greek Mythology - an introduction to the Gods and Heroes who inspired ancient empires.

Day/time: Saturdays for one hour; 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, and 2/6

We will be discussing Greek Mythology and how Homer uses the understanding of the Greek Gods to explain what happens in his poems. Going in chronological order of the Greek Titans and Gods and what they stood for.

Week 1

  • Quick history of the Gods and Titans 

  • Analyze the two wars between the Titans and the Gods

Week 2

  • Looking specifically at the 12 Olympians

  • Hercules and his Labors

Week 3

  • Zeus and his many conquests

  • Jason and the Golden Fleece

Week 4

  • Perseus and Medusa

  • Theseus and the Minotaur

Week 5

  • The Trojan War