MYTH-401 Lessons

Mythology: Year 4 Lesson 1Welcome to Mythology! Professor Morgan opens the classroom door with a flourish. As the students pile in for their first class, they notice the extensive artwork displayed on the walls. Hundreds of paintings and tapestries from across the globe and the centuries adorn t…

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Professor Morgan opens the door to the classroom and ushers in the students. The classroom has changed from its regular appearance as it is covered with Egyptian symbols. The Eye of Horus and the Eye of Re are most predominant, as are various symbols denoting chaos and the sun. Welcome back, stude…

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Professor Morgan’s classroom has undergone another costume change as images of Egyptian gods and goddesses hover in the air above the students. Observing that the images are a bit distracting, Professor Morgan waves away the illusions with a flick of her hand and draws the attention of the cl…

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Professor Morgan smiles at the students as they enter the classroom. Images of the Egyptian gods Osiris and Anubis hover in the air behind her. A replica of a sarcophagus - scaled down - sits on top of her desk, with several canopic jars sitting around it. Ah, I see you’ve spotted the sarcop…

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The students look around Professor Morgan’s classroom with wistful looks in their eyes; gone are the statues of Ancient Egyptian gods and goddesses. Professor Morgan stands at the front of the room, an eager smile on her face. She taps her wand three times on her desk and a stack of midterm s…

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Professor Morgan ushers the students into the classroom, seemingly impatient to get started. Welcome back, students! I hope you have recovered from your midterms and that you found them challenging, but not impossible. Today is both our second and our last class discussing Sumerian Mythology and …

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Professor Morgan looks curiously out over her classroom. The students are all seated and yet they seem quite distracted by something hovering over the Professor’s right shoulder. Professor Morgan glances back and laughs. Oh this little thing? It’s a representation of a Babylonian dem…

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Professor Morgan places a small, cylindrical object at the front of her desk. She grabs a hunk of potter’s clay and rolls it out while the students finish taking their seats. With a flick of her wand, the cylinder turns sideways, gently presses itself into the clay, and rolls one full turn of…

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Professor Morgan works quietly at the front of the classroom. With a flick of her wand, the maps of Ancient Africa and the Middle East roll themselves up and slip into a cupboard in the corner. The Cylinder Seals, demon statues, and scrolls full of hieroglyphics slide into baskets and line themselv…

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This class will teach students who are interested in pursuing careers in various fields about the mythology of major ancient civilizations across the globe . During each year we will discuss different continents and specific cultures in each region, and will be discussing Gods and Goddesses, famous myths and legends, as well as “mythical” creatures from each region. In Fourth Year, we will be studying Africa and the Middle East, with a special focus on the mythology of Ancient Egypt.
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