production
Skip to Content

DR2572: ANCIENT MYSTERY GREEK RELIGIONS (2017-2018)

Last modified: 14 Jul 2017 14:01


Course Overview

If you are interested in Classics then this is the course for you. Here we will explore the Ancient Greek world looking at how ancient mystery religions not only shaped antiquity but also world religions today. This course will explore a range of core materials, from archaeological, philosophical, historical and literary mediums.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 2
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Sam Newington

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)
  • Either Programme Level 1 or Programme Level 2

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course aims to explore ancient Greek mystery religion and how archaeological, theological philosophical, literary and historical data can provide profound insights. The mysteries religions that will be considered are as follows: Eleusinian, Dionysiac and Orphic.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

Sorry, we don't have that information available.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt

  • Two 2500-word essays (50% each)

Resit

  • 2-hour examination (100%)

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

Formal written feedback and one-to-one feedback.

Compatibility Mode

We have detected that you are have compatibility mode enabled or are using an old version of Internet Explorer. You either need to switch off compatibility mode for this site or upgrade your browser.