Learning Objectives

1.    Study the myth of Dionysus’ birth, his historical origins, his nature, and his worship.

2.    Study the portrayal of Dionysus and his worship in Euripides’ 

            Bacchae

3.    Learn the meaning and be able to give examples of typical “resistance” myths.

4.    Learn the myths of Pan and Syrinx and Pan and Echo.

5.  Learn the myth of Narcissus and its significance.