Exploring the classical world - Audio

Exploring the classical world - Audio

The Open University

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Exploring the classical world introduces texts by Homer, Horace, Juvenal and others, placing them in their social and political context and assessing their value as historical sources. Readings in the original Latin or Greek and in translation illustrate the metric structures used and the challenges of effectively recreating these works in modern English. The material is drawn from The Open University course A219 Exploring the classical world...
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Exploring the classical world introduces texts by Homer, Horace, Juvenal and others, placing them in their social and political context and assessing their value as historical sources. Readings in the original Latin or Greek and in translation illustrate the metric structures used and the challenges of effectively recreating these works in modern English. The material is drawn from The Open University course A219 Exploring the classical world...
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Exploring the classical w...

26 Jul 2009 | 42 secs

Exploring the classi...

26 Jul 2009 | 42 secs

Interpreting Homer

26 Jul 2009 | 14 mins 28 secs

Interpreting Homer

26 Jul 2009 | 14 mins 28 secs

Homer's people

26 Jul 2009 | 10 mins 33 secs

Homer's people

26 Jul 2009 | 10 mins 33 secs

Homer's world

26 Jul 2009 | 12 mins 56 secs

Homer's world

26 Jul 2009 | 12 mins 56 secs

Homer - lost in translati...

26 Jul 2009 | 14 mins 42 secs

Homer - lost in tran...

26 Jul 2009 | 14 mins 42 secs

Homer - translation throu...

26 Jul 2009 | 14 mins 36 secs

Homer - translation ...

26 Jul 2009 | 14 mins 36 secs

Catullus - poetic voices

26 Jul 2009 | 20 mins 10 secs

Catullus - poetic vo...

26 Jul 2009 | 20 mins 10 secs

Catullus - political worl...

26 Jul 2009 | 20 mins 42 secs

Catullus - political...

26 Jul 2009 | 20 mins 42 secs

The Alcaic stanzas of Hor...

26 Jul 2009 | 10 mins 57 secs

The Alcaic stanzas o...

26 Jul 2009 | 10 mins 57 secs

Exploring Roman elegiac p...

26 Jul 2009 | 17 mins 20 secs

Exploring Roman eleg...

26 Jul 2009 | 17 mins 20 secs

Satire in the city of Rom...

26 Jul 2009 | 12 mins 09 secs

Satire in the city o...

26 Jul 2009 | 12 mins 09 secs

The satirical verse of Ju...

26 Jul 2009 | 24 mins 32 secs

The satirical verse ...

26 Jul 2009 | 24 mins 32 secs