Mythology is interesting. It tells the story of characters who are now thought of as fictional but centuries ago were worshiped and considered to be responsible for the well being of all of mankind. If you have homework to complete on this topic, here are some ideas that may save you time and effort.
They are a people with a very rich history that has been well documented. By reading this history you will gain a greater understanding of where their myths came from. It will make it easier for you to remember the myths as well because they will make sense to you one more levels.
The Romans and Greeks shared many cultural elements. They also worshiped the same gods and goddesses as well with only subtle changes to their names. If you understand the Romans you will be able to understand their take on creation and what was responsible for different aspects of general life.
This helps you to see the stories in a way that makes them come alive to you. If you can’t understand the concepts in writing you can learn them when you watch the films. Look for the ones that stay as closely as possible in line with the original story lines.
The pantheon is the list of gods and goddesses that were worshiped by the Greeks. If you can memorize this any assignment that you’re given will be easier. You can use mnemonics to help you with the memorization process. This will also give you good practice for other subjects that require you to remember things.
This gives you a better sense of what you need to study and what future homework assignments will focus on. If your teacher is very helpful you can also take this opportunity to ask about whatever tends to confuse you about the myths.
Study partners can give you another person’s perspective so that you can have a more complete understanding of what you’re working on. Have a group that is as large as it can get and still have everyone hear each other out.
When you’ve mastered this you can look into other mythologies.