Classical Greek literature
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Classical Greek literature (Q720): The study of literature originally written in Classical Greek. Includes the use of techniques of literary analysis and interpretation.Displaying 1 - 10 of 10
|ERYTHEIA: THE 'RED LAND'||
Erytheia, the sea-circled mythical ‘Red Land’ located out in the far west beyond the mighty earth-encircling river Oceanus, occassionally excites...
|Atlantis, Erytheia, Archaeology, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience||view|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|HOMER, CALYPSO, OGYGIA AND ATLANTIS||
Homer’s Odyssey takes us through the fabulous world of Odysseus’ travels, and the first time we encounter him at first hand he is on...
|Atlantis, Ogygia, Homer, Odyssey, Archaeology, Pseudoarchaeology, Plato||view|
|HYPERBOREA, HYPERBOREANS AND ATLANTIS||
Up in the Greek mythological north we find Hyperborea, ‘the Land Beyond the North Wind’, inhabited by the Hyperboreans - a blessed race who spent...
|Atlantis, Hyperborea, Hyperboreans, myth, Archaeology, Mythical lands, Pseudoarchaeology, Pseudoscience, Greek Myth, Plato||view|
Informative and wide-ranging website on Roman antiquity, including a photosampler of Roman and Etruscan cities and monuments (with a very large...
|Roman, Classical, sites, Text, monuments, Architecture, Sculpture, coins, Rome, Italy, Europe||view|
The Roman Emperor Tiberius was obsessed with Greek mythology and seems to have had a special affinity for Odysseus. This lecture, delivered aboard...
|Classics, Emperors, Poetry, Rome, Tiberius||view|
|Perseus Digital Library||
A collection of Greek and Roman resources, including texts, translations and an image database.
|Greek, Olympic Games, Architecture, Classical, Rome, Roman, Greek philosophy||view|
|PLUTARCH'S "LIFE OF SOLON" AND ATLANTIS||
Atlantis, "The Island of Atlas", had never been mentioned anywhere in the whole of world literature until, in a fictional conversation in Plato’s...
|Atlantis, Plato, Plutarch, biography, Archaeology, Pseudoarchaeology||view|