From Athena to Zeus, Professor Elizabeth Vandiver leads an illuminating exploration of classical mythology and its treasure trove of unforgettable characters and .Classical Mythology [Elizabeth Vandiver, The Great Courses] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. These lectures are a vibrant introduction .These lectures are a vibrant introduction to the primary characters and most important stories of classical Greek and Roman mythology. Among those you ll .
Professor Vandiver is the author of Stand in the Trench, Achilles Classical Receptions in British Poetry of the Great War and Heroes in Herodotus The Interaction of Myth and History. She has also written numerous articles and has delivered many papers at national and international conferences..Classical Mythology is an introduction to the primary characters and most important stories of classical Greek and Roman mythology. Among those you will study are the accounts of the creation of the world in Hesiod’s Theogony and Ovid’s Metamorphoses the gods Zeus, Apollo, Demeter, Persephone, Hermes, Dionysos, and Aphrodite the Greek Heroes, Theseus and Hercules and the famous classical myth of the Trojan War..Talk is about the much debated “Great Goddess.” The talks on the second DVD are about several heroes and half gods, Theseus, myth and history, the Trojan War, the highly dysfunctional House of Atreus, the change of vengeance to justice, the Furies, Oedipus, and various monsters..