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Link SOLON'S POETRY

Plutarch wrote a biography of Solon, in which he tells us that Solon tried, unsuccessfully, to introduce to the Atlantis story to the Greeks in a...

Atlantis, Plato, Solon, Ancient Greek, myth view
Link XERXES AT THE HELLESPONT

Herodotus' description of Xerxes' bridging of the Hellespont show us the combination of ambitious engineering projects with out-of-control...

Atlantis, Plato, Herodotus, Xerxes, hybris, Ancient Greek, Persian Wars, Ancient history view
Link HERODOTUS ON ECBATANA

One major city in the Persian Empire that Herodotus describes, and which might have had a bearing on Plato’s description of Atlantis-ville, was...

Atlantis, Plato, Herodotus, Ecbatana, Ancient Greek, Archaeology, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Ancient history view
Link HERODOTUS ON EGYPT

The Greek historian Herodotus, produced a wonderfully engaging account of his historia (= ‘inquiry’) into the origins and events of...

Atlantis, Plato, Herodotus, Egypt, Archaeology, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Ancient Greek, Ancient history view
Link PLATO'S CRITIAS (KRITIAS)

The Atlantis myth is unique in the corpus of Greek mythology in that it has no antecedents, and it has no genealogical relationship to any earlier...

Plato, Plato's 'Critias', Plato's 'Kritias', Greek philosophy, Atlantis, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Ancient Greek view
Link XERXES AND THE MOUNT ATHOS CANAL

The construction of Xerxes' canal across the base of mount Athos is the type of hybristic engineering project which Plato's Atlanteans, themselves...

Atlantis, Plato, Herodotus, Ancient Greek, Persian Wars, Xerxes, Canal, hybris, hubris view
Link HERODOTUS ON BABYLON

Herodotus' History includes a memorable description of the city of Babylon, which may have had a considerable influence on Plato's...

Atlantis, Plato, Herodotus, Timaeus, Critias, Babylon, Ancient Greek view
Link A BRIEF HISTORY OF ATLANTIS: PLATO'S IDEAL STATE

The text book for the course is Kershaw, S.P., A Brief History of Atlantis: Plato's Ideal State, London: Robinson, 2016. It can be...

Plato, Plato's 'Critias', Plato's 'Kritias', Plato's 'Timaeus', Plato's 'Timaios', Ancient Greek, Ancient history, Greek culture, Atlantis, Kershaw view
Course New Testament Greek 2

This course is for those who attended New Testament Greek 1 or have acquired a similar level of koiné Greek elsewhere. 

If you attended NT...

Bible, New Testament, Ancient Greek view
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