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

This course is part of the Literature 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.

In this course we will go beyond the great stories of the wrath of Achilles, the wanderings of Odysseus, the journey of the Argonauts and Vergil's 'arms and the man' to survey and analyse the poetic elements of each epic and the context in which each was created.


Course dates

31 Jul 2017 to 04 Aug 2017

Course duration

1 week(s)

Apply by

10 Jul 2017

Course director


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

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