In the fall semester of 2018, Professor Gregory Nagy's course "Culture and Belief 22. The Ancient Greek Hero: Mythology and Facing Death" is the second most popular undergraduate course, registering 633 students. This is more than double the enrollment in the previous year, which was 310 students.
This news was featured in the Harvard Crimson:
For the first time in three years, Economics 10a: “Principles of Economics,” has ceded its spot as the College’s most sought-after fall class to long-time competitor Computer Science 50: “Introduction to Computer Science” and dark horse Culture and Belief 22: “The Ancient Greek Hero: Mythology and Facing Death.”