Manhattan School of

Foundational Visions

Myth & Morality in the Ancient World

Humanities I, Section 12

Taught by
Tom Dale Keever  


Class Syllabus as Word Doc

Class Syllabus as webpage

Class Syllabus as PDF document

Instructions for submitting written assignments by email

Word template for written assignments

Assessment Rubric for Written Assignments

Classroom Behavior in Humanites

On Line Assignments:

Diagnostic Essay

First Written Assignment:

Second Written Assignment: 

Third Written Assignment:    

Take Home Final Examination

Poems Read in Class:

Map of Ancient Greece I

Map of Ancient Greece II   


Chart of Hesiod's Theogeny

The Iliad of Homer

The Iliad of Homer, Fagles Translation, Book II, part 1

Individual Books of the Iliad, Pope Translation:

    Book I

    Book II

    Book VI

    Book VIII

    Book IX

    Book XVI

    Book XVIII

    Book XX

    Book XXII

    Book XXIII

    Book XXIV

The Odyssey of Homer
        (Alexander Pope translations, for use of students who have had any difficulty acquiring the Norton Anthology)

The Homeric Hymn to Demeter, translated by Helene Foley

The Bacchae of Euripides    (Text Version)  (PDF Version)

The Bible

Additional Readings:

Robert Graves, The Greek Myths (PDF)

Bullfinch's Mythology (PDF)

Bullfinch's Mythology (Guttenberg Text)

Columbia University Core Curriculum Readings:

    Literature Humanities

    Contemporary Civilization

Mythology readings

Greek Myths readings

Other Resources:

MLA Rules for citing sources in your papers

Core Classes Attendance Policy

The Elements of Style

The Harvard Classics at

On Line Etext Sources

How I Teach Humanities

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