Classic Literature Courses in London

From Homer to Troy, explore classic literature and modern literature and culture depicting the classical age on our literature courses at City Lit.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

  1. The Upanishads: an introduction

    Course Date: Tue 6 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    The Upanishads are considered the pinnacle of Hindu spirituality and philosophy. They have inspired devotees and scholars at home and across the globe. Come and discover them.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £73.00

  2. Comparative classics and classical reception: Sanskrit, Greek and Latin

    Course Date: Wed 7 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn about the ‘afterlife’ – and the unexpected connections – of Sanskrit, Classical Greek and Latin texts in the modern world!

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £73.00

  3. Heavenly journeys

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 24 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Explore imaginative literature from the ancient world concerned with ‘souls journeys’ and the experience of otherworldly journeys and visions in Jewish texts arising form the Hellenistic period and the Greco-Roman world, as well as early Christian and Muslim texts.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  4. Introduction to the Old English language

    Course Date: Thu 29 Oct 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    What was the English language like before the Norman Conquest? How easy is it to translate their diverse literature? Can we write our own Old English? Come along and see.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £73.00

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