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.
  1. Latin literature in translation: a survey course

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover some of the texts and authors of Roma literature which are central to Western culture and thought.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00

  2. Latin epic: an introduction

    Course Date: Thu 16 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will give you an introduction to two of the most influential poems of the ancient world, Virgil’s Aeneid and Lucretius’ On the Nature of the Universe.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  3. Introduction to the Bhagavad Gita

    Course Date: Fri 17 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the importance of the Bhagvad Gita and learn why it continues to be one of the most important and most widely read ancient Hindu text.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  4. The Bible between Old and New Testament

    Course Date: Tue 28 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
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    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  5. Ancient Egyptian literature in translation

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 3 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Explore the rich landscape of ancient Egyptian history and culture through their texts (in English translation).
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  6. Homer's Iliad: reading group

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 5 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and explore Homer's great epic tale in translation.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £42.00

  7. Myths of the Bible

    Course Date: Wed 22 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and explore some of the myths from the Old and the New Testament.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  8. Latin epic: the later period

    Course Date: Thu 23 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This is a Literature course which focuses on the development of the genre of epic in the Latin world, especially after Augustus.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  9. The Coming of the Sea Peoples: The Trojan War in the context of Mycenaean Greece and the Eastern Mediterranean in the Late Bronze Age

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 23 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Find out more about the Trojan War.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  10. Greek literature: a survey course

    Course Date: Mon 27 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and discover the key works and authors of Ancient Greece.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  11. Ancient Greek drama: a reading group in translation

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 21 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore themes from the ancient Athenian stage, and how they still speak to us about the challenges we face today.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  12. The Odyssey reading group (in translation)

    The Odyssey reading group (in translation)

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 16 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Homer’s epic tale of Odysseus’ journey home after the Trojan War may now be over 2,500 years old but it still has much to tell us about the Ancient Greek world that is still relevant today. Explore this great work in translation.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  13. Ancient Greek poetry reading group (in translation) - Sappho

    Ancient Greek poetry reading group (in translation)

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 22 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey are still well-loved, but other archaic Greek poets’ surviving works are equally fascinating. Explore the world and works of Hesiod, Archilochus, Sappho, Pindar and others.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  14. The writings of Cicero: an introduction

    Course Date: Fri 24 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An introduction to one of the most influential and prolific Roman writers, Cicero, his life and works.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

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