Penn State Penn State: College of the Liberal Arts
Department of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies

CAMS 44: Ancient Near Eastern and Egyptian Mythology

CAMS 44: Ancient Near Eastern and Egyptian Mythology

Instructor:

Redford, Asunta

Days:

Mon, Wed, Fri

Time:

11:15 A.M.-12:05 P.M.

Classroom:

Sackett 117

Semester:

Spring 2022

This course provides a survey of all major Ancient Near Eastern mythological traditions in their cultural and historical context. The course also addresses the relation between myth and religion, as well as the relation between these mythological corpora and those of Ancient Greece and Rome and the tapestry of cultic traditions reflected in the Hebrew Bible.