Ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses Diploma Course

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What Will You Learn?

Are you fascinated by the mystical tales of Olympus? Discover the extraordinary world of Ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses in our enlightening course, where you'll explore and illuminate the captivating realm of Greek mythology and deities and their profound impact on ancient culture and society.

This course begins by unveiling the origins and development of Greek mythology, followed by Greek gods’ names, encompassing well-known Olympian deities and lesser-known gods and goddesses.

Learn about the intricate structure and hierarchy of the Greek pantheon. Discover the pivotal roles and unique attributes of major deities like Zeus, Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite. This Greek gods and goddesses course also introduces the dynamic relationships and interactions among the gods and goddesses and their influence on human affairs.

Understand the impact of mythological narratives on ancient Greek art, literature, and theatre, with insights into works of great playwrights like Sophocles and Euripides. Discover how Greek mythology shaped the philosophical thinking of the era, influencing figures like Plato and Aristotle.

Learn about the essential elements of religious practices and festivals such as the Olympic Games and the Eleusinian Mysteries. Know the influence of Greek gods and goddesses on Western culture and their interpretations in modern literature and media. Understand these deities' symbolic and metaphorical use in contemporary discussions of philosophy, psychology, and culture.

By studying this online course, you’ll learn:

  • The structure and hierarchy of the Greek pantheon.
  • The roles and attributes of major deities like Zeus and Athena.
  • The interactions between gods and their impact on humans.
  • The cultural and religious importance of these deities in ancient times.
  • The influence of mythology on Greek art, literature, and theatre.
  • How mythology shaped philosophical and ethical thought in ancient Greece.
  • Elements of religious practices and festivals, including the Olympic Games.
  • The lasting impact of Greek mythology on Western culture and modern interpretations.
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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Origins and Development
  • Part 2: Structure of the Greek Pantheon
  • Part 3: Significance of Gods and Goddesses in the Ancient World
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: Background and Role
  • Part 2: Relationships with Other Gods and Goddesses
  • Part 3: Influence on Mortal Affairs
  • Part 4: Depiction in Ancient Art and Texts
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: Origins and Role
  • Part 2: The Marriage of Hera and Zeus
  • Part 3: Hera’s Relationships with Other Deities
  • Part 4: Cultural and Religious Significance
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: Contrasting Roles
  • Part 2: Athena's Influence
  • Part 3: Aphrodite's Power
  • Part 4: Impact on Society and Culture
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: Origin and Myths of the Twins
  • Part 2: The Multi-Faceted God
  • Part 3: The Untameable Goddess
  • Part 4: Cultural and Religious Significance
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: Background, Roles and Myth
  • Part 2: The Eleusinian Mysteries
  • Part 3: Societal Impact
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: Origins and Roles
  • Part 2: Poseidon’s Impact on Maritime Culture
  • Part 3: Hades’ Impact on Perceptions of Death and the Afterlife
  • Part 4: Interactions with Deities and Mortals
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Role of Minor or Lesser-Known Deities
  • Part 2: Relationships and Dynamics Within the Olympian Family
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 9 Assessment
  • Part 1: Context and Roles
  • Part 2: The Twelfth Olympians
  • Part 3: Cultural Impact
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Enduring Power of Greek Mythology
  • Part 2: Reinterpretation in Modern Literature and Media
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
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Who Would Benefit from This Course?

This course is designed for anyone fascinated by Greek gods and goddesses, including students, educators, historians, and enthusiasts. It is particularly beneficial for those interested in understanding how ancient beliefs have shaped cultural and artistic expressions throughout history.

Whether you are a beginner in the field or looking to deepen your knowledge of Greek gods and goddesses and their legacy, this course offers a comprehensive and engaging experience.

Aphrodite, the ancient Greek goddess of sexual love and beauty
Accreditations

The Ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses Diploma Course will take up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course; it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

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Ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses Diploma Course
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