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Greek and Roman
Mythology
Mr. Upchurch’s
Mythology 101
Lectures 7
Also known as
Classical
Mythology
Plato?
• Greek Philosopher
• Coined the term mythologia
–Used to define what was once
considered truth, but what he
considered fable
Classical Mythology
• The tales that have been
traditionally taught as
mythology
• Some of the most universally
influential tales due to the
expanse of western
civilization
Greek and Roman?
• Greeks are considered to be the
“master myth makers”
• Major contribution = their
descriptions of deities
–Very human-like
• Romans borrowed from the
Greeks—with only a few originals
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