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 17 Jul 2018
    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. Virgil's Aeneid reading group (in translation)

    Course Date: Tue 17 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and enjoy reading extracts from Virgil's famous epic.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £60.00

  3. The Odyssey reading group (in translation)

    Course Date: Tue 17 Jul 2018
    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 such to tell us about the ancient Greek world that is relevant today. Explore this great work in translation.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £50.00

  4. Vedic chanting

    Course Date: Thu 19 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This practical course will teach you how to chant in Sanskrit and will introduce you to the sound of Sanskrit.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £20.00

  5. Discovering and deciphering ancient writings

    Course Date: Mon 23 Jul 2018
    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: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  6. Latin literature of late antiquity in translation

    Course Date: Tue 24 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and discover some less-well known authors and texts from the Late Antiquity period.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £40.00

  7. The writings of Cicero: an introduction

    Course Date: Fri 3 Aug 2018
    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: £30.00

  8. The good, the bad and the forgotten: biblical women in the visual arts

    Course Date: Mon 24 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    The course is an interdisciplinary investigation of how biblical women, ‘good’, ‘bad’ and forgotten have been interpreted in the visual arts. Includes a visit to the National Gallery.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  9. Masterpieces of Classical Greek literature

    Course Date: Tue 25 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  10. Introduction to Latin epic

    Course Date: Tue 2 Oct 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £66.00

  11. Introduction to the Old English language

    Course Date: Thu 1 Nov 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £66.00

  12. Homer's papyri

    Course Date: Sat 24 Nov 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Full fee: £9.00
    Senior fee: £7.00
    Concession: £5.00

  13. Jewish novels in the Hellenistic period

    Course Date: Tue 29 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  14. Latin epic: the later period

    Course Date: Tue 5 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £66.00

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