Event Title

Myth, meaning and myth-making

Presenter Information

Jennifer Phenix, Sheridan College

Location

Sheridan College, HMC, Room A345

Start Date

1-3-2017 2:20 AM

End Date

1-3-2017 2:50 AM

Description

In the classical, western tradition, myth - story and story telling - begins with Homer, the oral poet of The Iliad and The Odyssey. This session explores how Homer’s tales of ancient Greek heroes and their responses to life, and to war, influence and inform contemporary myths.

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Mar 1st, 2:20 AM Mar 1st, 2:50 AM

Myth, meaning and myth-making

Sheridan College, HMC, Room A345

In the classical, western tradition, myth - story and story telling - begins with Homer, the oral poet of The Iliad and The Odyssey. This session explores how Homer’s tales of ancient Greek heroes and their responses to life, and to war, influence and inform contemporary myths.