Classics - The World of the Hero A Level

Classics - The World of the Hero

Classics - The World of the Hero A Level
Wednesday 5th February 2020
11.00am – 3.30pm,
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Central London - Contact Us for Venue Details

Students (price per place)*
£27 inc.Vat
*One free staff place per 8 students

Teachers (without students)
£108 inc.Vat

What you need to know...

This lecture day promises to enrich and extend students’ knowledge of the classical world. Carefully calibrated against the new specification, students will be exposed to a range of academic opinions, thematic nuances, as well as more intricate textual analysis.

  • Homeric elements in the Aeneid – Homeric allusions
  • Virgil and Augustus – Historical context (Augustan Rome)
  • Religion in Virgillian and Homeric epic – Religion in Augustan Rome
  • What is a Hero? Creating Roman and Greek heroes – World of hero, comparing Virgilian and Homeric heroes
TimeActivity
11.00amHomeric elements in the Aeneid - Homeric allusions
11.45amBreak
12.00pmVirgil and Augustus - Historical context (Augustan Rome)
12.45pmBreak
1.45pmReligion in Virgillian and Homeric epic - Religion in Augustan Rome
2.30pmBreak
2.45pmWhat is a Hero? Creating Roman and Greek heroes - World of hero, comparing Virgilian and Homeric heroes
3.30pmEnd
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