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A taste of Ancient Greek literature

Course Dates: 07/12/21
Time: 15:00 - 16:00
Location: Online
Get a flavour of the works by authors such as the poets Homer, Sappho and the historian Herodotus. No knowledge of Greek required.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00

Course Code: RTX905

Tue, day, 07 Dec - 07 Dec '21

Duration: 1 session

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What is the course about?

This taster aims to introduce you to some of the greatest works of literature written in Ancient Greek, which have influenced many writers ever since.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

We will briefly see some of the key authors and their masterpieces.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- name a couple of Greek literature authors and their works.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This taster is an introduction and does not require any previous knowledge.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The session will consist of a lecture with some interactive activities.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Bring writing material.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Reading groups or language classes. See website for details.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.