Arrogant, passionate, jealous, powerful and wise - the gods and goddesses of the ancient Greeks very much resembled their imaginative creators. The bizarre and intriguing tales of the mortals and immortals of classical Greek mythology endure today, revealing profound truths about ourselves. This course examines these timeless myths with the goal of discovering what wisdom they continue to teach us.
INSTRUCTOR: Harvey Fenigsohn has taught at the college and secondary level, including 20 years at the Bancroft School, and was awarded a Fulbright Teacher Exchange Grant. He has published in local and national publications and has taught numerous WISE courses.
REQUIRED BOOK: Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes by Edith Hamilton. Mass Market Paperback, Grand Central Publishing. Reprint Edition (1/1/2011). ISBN: 978044-6574754
Worcester Institute for Senior Education (WISE)
Assumption College, 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester MA 01609