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In this class we will scratch the surface of the varying myths revolving around dragons. We will discuss how these creatures can be found in one way or another in cultures all over the world and the similarities they possess. We'll explore stories from East Asia, Medieval Europe, South America, and more. We will look at illustrations and short excerpts from stories to find clues about the significance of the dragon in different cultures, and compare it to what we think of dragons today.
Students will analyze stories and illustrations of dragons. Students will compare and contrast dragons from different cultures. Students will consider the origins of dragons. Students will discuss the impact dragons have on pop culture.
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1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Philip MahoneyMyths are the story of humanity
29 total reviews
14 completed classes
My name is Phil and I love mythology. Since I was a kid, I was completely enamored with stories of Thor in Asgard, Apollo in Mount Olympus, and Osiris in the Underworld. As an adult, I spend a significant amount of my free time looking at primary...