Classics literature

From Homer to Troy, explore classic literature and modern literature and culture depicting the classical age on our literature courses at Build.
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  1. Ancient Greek poetry reading group (in translation)

    Course Date: Tue 18 Jul 2017
    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: £63.00
    Concession: £40.00

  2. Deciphering ancient writings

    Course Date: Sat 15 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Look at how archaeologists have been able to decipher certain ancient scripts and why others still remain a mystery. You will also have the opportunity to decipher texts yourselves.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

  3. Jason and the Argonauts: reading group of Argonautica (in English)

    Course Date: Wed 2 Aug 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Marvel has its Avengers, Ancient Greece had its Argonauts! Led by Jason, this band of heroes set off in search of the Golden Fleece. It was a voyage full of myth and a little Medea!
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £30.00

  4. The Histories of Herodotus Book 1: reading group in translation

    Course Date: Thu 27 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Share your enthusiasm for classic texts with other students. We will read a selection from Book 1 of Herodotus in translation and discuss the key themes with input from the tutor. No knowledge of Greek required, however, if you have studied Greek you will also benefit because we will be using bilingual texts.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £30.00

  5. The Mahabharata: reading group (in English)

    Course Date: Thu 20 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and read from the critical edition of the Mahabharata. We will focus on Sabha Parvan, in particular on Dyuta Parvan.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £40.00

  6. The Odyssey reading group (in translation)

    Course Date: Tue 18 Jul 2017
    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: £50.00

  7. Virgil's Aeneid reading group (in English)

    Course Date: Tue 18 Jul 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and enjoy reading extracts from Virgil's famous epic.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £40.00

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