The Afterlife in Ancient and Medieval Thought
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

A survey of historical beliefs in the afterlife, covering the Ancient Near East, the Greco-Roman world, and Medieval societies. Topics may include the geography of the underworld, Mystery cults, Heaven and Hell, literary and artistic representations of the kingdom of the dead, ghosts, revenants, and reincarnation.{P}

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Academic Planning Committee Revisions February 26, 2019: HI358 New course; effective September 1, 2019.