Pantheons of the Ancient Mediterranean: Crash Course World Mythology #7

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The eighth video of 41 in the Crash Course World Mythology series helps shed some light on why the sun was so incredibly important to ancient Egyptians. Viewers learn all about pantheons, or families of gods, and myths from the ancient Mediterranean region. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have learners copy the pantheon of the Sumerian gods and goddesses on their own papers for reference 
  • Ask partners to discuss the themes associated with the myth of Isis and Osiris
Classroom Considerations
  • Briefly mentions rape and incest in the beginning of the video
Pros
  • Lively narration with effective pacing 
  • Animations make difficult subject matter more accessible
Cons
  • None