|This course is aimed to
introduce two foundational thoughts of Western culture, Graeco-Roman and
Judaeo-Christian, examinging Greek and Roman history, philosophy,
mythology, literature, and art, together with the Bible, a history of
Judaism and the early Christianity. Students will make themselves familiar
with such knowledge, which could enable them to learn and to understand the
way in which the tradition of English Literature have been influenced by
two great pillars of civilization.