Religion and Society 1095-1517

Religion and Society 1095-1517

At the beginning of the twelfth century western Christendom had a new optimism: a commercial and urban boom, new religious orders, new church buildings, the codification of religious law, a flourishing of religious art, a movement to “recover” the Holy […]

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Greek and Roman Mythology and Religion Part II

Greek and Roman Mythology and Religion Part II

What is myth? How do myths deal with fundamental human concerns about who we are and the world we live in? What is the relationship between myth and religion? Why did the Greeks and Romans worship many gods, believe in […]

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Greek and Roman Mythology and Religion Part I

Greek and Roman Mythology and Religion Part I

What is myth? How do myths deal with fundamental human concerns about who we are and the world we live in? This module is an introduction to the major myths of the classical world using the full range of primary […]

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