Required Texts for ISSI402
Classical Mythology and Religion

Department of Classics,
Monmouth College

(listed alphabetically)

BookcoverAthanassakis, Apostolos N. The Homeric Hymns
Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press




Burkert, Walter. Ancient Mystery Cults
Cambridge: Harvard University Press



Meyer, Marvin W. The Ancient Mysteries
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press



Nagle, Betty Rose. Ovid's Fasti. Roman Holidays
Bloomington: Indiana University Press


Note: You are also expected to have ready access to a Bible. Click here for an electronic version.

Standing offer for extra credit: If you submit a 250-word review of one of these books to or and send the link to the instructor, you will get extra credit in this course. This offer expires two weeks before the end of the semester..

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