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Please note that this course has started and enrolment is no longer possible.

This course is part of the Ancient and Classical Worlds Summer Programme.

To apply for this course, please enrol on the programme above, and then select the courses you wish to study. For more information about Summer Programmes please visit our Summer Programmes Page.

After Mycenae, the incoming Greeks came into a landscape rich in tombs and memories and myths of male and female heroes of a past age: of extraordinary figures whose stories had to be told and retold. We will explore their challenging lives and 'heroic' values through Homer, tragedy, art and sculpture.


Course dates

17 Jul 2017 to 21 Jul 2017

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

26 Jun 2017

Course director


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

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