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New Course: Euripides: Hippolytus

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Name: Euripides: Hippolytus

Tutor: Dr James Morwood

Number of Modules: 6

Module List:

  1. The Prologue
  2. The Nurse’s Speech
  3. Hippolytus’ Rant
  4. The Agon
  5. The Messenger Speech…
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New Course: The Music of Greek Tragedy

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Name: The Music of Greek Tragedy

Tutor: Dr Armand D’Angour (Associate Professor in Classical Languages and Literature at Jesus College, Oxford)

Number of Modules: 5… 126 more words

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Words Crush Wednesday; Y is for Yikes!

Since Greek doesn’t have Y, either, trying to find a quote to use for today’s Words Crush Wednesday was tricky.  I could have found a modern author/translator with a Y-name on the subject of Greek myths, and quoted them, or I could have talked about a concept like Youth or…uh…Young Love, or I could have looked for the ancient equivalent of a “Your Momma” fight.   938 more words

Greek Mythology

Quote of the Day

The company of just and righteous men is better than wealth and a rich estate.

—Euripides

Manners

New Course: Greek Tragedy: Ritual and Religion

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Name: Greek Tragedy: Ritual and Religion

Tutor: Profesor Richard Seaford (Professor Emeritus in Ancient Greek at the University of Exeter)

Number of Modules: 5… 125 more words

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Quote of the Day

But the devil when he purports any evil against man, first perverts his mind.

—Euripides

Political Correctness

R is for Rhesos

Thracian king, ally of Troy, or potentially immortal juggernaut of destruction?

Rhesos plays a very small part in the Iliad, being massacred by Diomedes in his sleep.   697 more words

Greek Mythology