Vaia Touna

Tuesday, 2:00-3:00pm

REL 106.001 Introduction to Ancient Religions

“Religion” is a fairly modern concept, yet, we often think of the ancient world in religious terms. As a general introduction to the academic study of ancient religions, this new course examines how scholars define “ancient religion” and then describe ancient cultures (from Greece to Rome, Egypt, & Mesopotamia). The course therefore focuses on the problem of defining ancient religion and the practical implications (social, economic, political) of defining it in this or that way. HU

T, R | 12:30-1:45

BC 260

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