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Classical Greek literature in translation

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Classical Greek literature in translation (Q730): The study of literature originally written in Classical Greek and translated English. Includes the use of techniques of literary analysis and interpretation.

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Link INUNDATION OF ATALANTE (426 BCE)

An even took place in 426 BCE that some scholars think might have come to influence Plato in his Atlantis story: earthquakes, tsunamis, and the...

Atlantis, Atalante, Earthquakes, Tsunami, Plato, Thucydides 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
Link PLUTARCH: LIFE OF POMPEY

This link takes you to a translation of Plutarch's Life of Pompey'.

utarch; Pompey; Caes view
Link THUCYDIDES AND ATLANTIS

‘In order to understand the myth [of Arlantis], you need first to read Thucydides’ (Vidal-Naquet, P., The Atlantis Story: A Short History of...

Atlantis, Plato, Thucydides view
Link HELIKE (HELICE), 373 BCE

Helice, a city on the Corinthian Gulf, was destroyed by a tsunami in 373 BC. This could have inspired Plato’s thinking regarding his Atlantis...

Helice, Helike, Plato, Atlantis, Earthquakes, Tsunami view
Link The Ancient Olympics: bridging past and present

A multimedia teaching resource on the Ancient Olympics.

 

Greek, Classical, Olympic Games view
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 PLATO'S 7th LETTER

Plato’s Seventh Letter provides some evidence for his visits to Italy and Sicily.This link takes you to a translation.

Plato, Sicily, Plato's 'Epistles', Letter 7, Atlantis view
Link PLATO'S 'TIMAEUS': TRANSLATIONS AND COMMENTARIES

This link takes you to a useful piece by Barbara Sattler entitled 'Plato's Timaeus: Translations and...

Plato, Plato's 'Timaeus', Plato's 'Timaios', Atlantis view
Link PLUTARCH: LIFE OF OTHO

This link takes you to a translation of Plutarch's 'Life of Otho'

Ancient history, Classics, Emperors, Galba, History, Otho, Rome, Vitellius, Vespasian, Year of the Four Emperors, Plutarch view
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