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Oxford Classics and the wider world

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Mai Musiť delivers her lecture - "Oxford Classics and the wider world" as part of the Classics Alumni Day - "From Helen to the Hijaz" Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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classics outreach | classics for all | classics and the wider world | classics alumni day | classics outreach | classics for all | classics and the wider world | classics alumni day | 2014-03-15

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Grants for Schools Starting Classics - Classics Alumni Day 15th March 2014

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Nicholas Barber CBE, Chairman of Classics for All delivers his lecture "Grants for Schools Starting Classics" as part of the Classics Alumni Day - "Classics from Helen to the Hijaz" Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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grants for schools starting classics | classics for all | classics alumni day | grants for schools starting classics | classics for all | classics alumni day | 2014-03-14

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Studying Classical Gems - Classics Alumni Day 15th March 2014

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Prof Sir John Boardman delivers his lecture on "Studying Classics Gems" as part of the Alumni day - "Classics from Helen to the Hijaz" Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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classical gems | classical archaeology and art | classics | classics alumni day | classical gems | classical archaeology and art | classics | classics alumni day | 2014-03-14

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s New Place in the World - Classics Alumni Day 15th March 2014

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Prof Nicholas Purcell delivers his lecture "The Roman Empire's New Place in the World" as part of the Alumni day - "Classics from Helen to the Hijaz" Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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roman empire | classics | ancient history | classics alumni day | roman empire | classics | ancient history | classics alumni day | 2014-03-14

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Matters of Perception in Latin Poetry and Philosophy - Classics Alumni Day 15th March 2014

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Prof Tobias Reinhardt delivers his lecture - "Matters of Perception in Latin Poetry and Philosophy" as part of the Alumni day - "Classics from Helen to the Hijaz" Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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latin poetry | philosophy | classics | classics alumni day | latin poetry | philosophy | classics | classics alumni day | 2014-03-14

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Adapting Greek Tragedy Adapting Greek Tragedy

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Fiona Macintosh talks with distinguished playwright Frank McGuinness about his work in adapting Greek tragedies for modern theatre, particularly Antigone and The Medea. Fiona Macintosh talks with distinguished playwright Frank McGuinness about his work in adapting Greek tragedies for modern theatre, particularly Antigone and The Medea.

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literature | literature | Euripides | Euripides | theatre | theatre | Medea | Medea | Antigone | Antigone | tragedy | tragedy | adaptation | adaptation | classics | classics | Sophocles | Sophocles | Bag Lady | Bag Lady | literature | Euripides | theatre | Medea | Antigone | tragedy | adaptation | classics | Sophocles | Bag Lady | 2009-11-24 | literature | Euripides | theatre | Medea | Antigone | tragedy | adaptation | classics | Sophocles | Bag Lady | 2009-11-24

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Jonathan Kent in conversation with Fiona Macintosh Jonathan Kent in conversation with Fiona Macintosh

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English theatre and opera director Jonathan Kent talks with Fiona Macintosh about his work with Greek tragedies. English theatre and opera director Jonathan Kent talks with Fiona Macintosh about his work with Greek tragedies.

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classics | classics | greek tragedy | greek tragedy | classics | greek tragedy | 2013-10-21 | classics | greek tragedy | 2013-10-21

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The Enlightenment The Enlightenment

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The free course will examine the Enlightenment. To help understand the nature and scale of the cultural changes of the time, we offer a 'map' of the conceptual territory and the intellectual and cultural climate. We will examine the impact of Enlightenment on a variety of areas including science, religion, the classics, art and nature. Finally, we will examine the forces of change which led from Enlightenment to Romanticism. First published on Mon, 08 Feb 2016 as The Enlightenment. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 The free course will examine the Enlightenment. To help understand the nature and scale of the cultural changes of the time, we offer a 'map' of the conceptual territory and the intellectual and cultural climate. We will examine the impact of Enlightenment on a variety of areas including science, religion, the classics, art and nature. Finally, we will examine the forces of change which led from Enlightenment to Romanticism. First published on Mon, 08 Feb 2016 as The Enlightenment. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016

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History of Art | History of Art | art | art | enlightenment | enlightenment | Romanticism | Romanticism | religion | religion | classics | classics | A207_1 | A207_1

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21L.001 Foundations of Western Culture I: Homer to Dante (MIT) 21L.001 Foundations of Western Culture I: Homer to Dante (MIT)

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This subject introduces the student to some of the literary, philosophical and religious texts which became major sources of assumption about the nature of the universe and mankind's place within it and which continue to underlie the characteristically Western sense of things to this day. In particular, the subject will study closely texts from two broad ranges of texts, those of ancient Greece and some major texts of the Judeo-Christian tradition, which rivals the tradition of the ancient world and in many ways contests with it.In our discussions we will also examine the claims made in behalf of our texts that they are classics and we will explore some of the historical, literary, intellectual, and ethical significance that the question "what is a classic?" has had at different This subject introduces the student to some of the literary, philosophical and religious texts which became major sources of assumption about the nature of the universe and mankind's place within it and which continue to underlie the characteristically Western sense of things to this day. In particular, the subject will study closely texts from two broad ranges of texts, those of ancient Greece and some major texts of the Judeo-Christian tradition, which rivals the tradition of the ancient world and in many ways contests with it.In our discussions we will also examine the claims made in behalf of our texts that they are classics and we will explore some of the historical, literary, intellectual, and ethical significance that the question "what is a classic?" has had at different

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western | western | culture | culture | literature | literature | judeo-christian | judeo-christian | philosophy | philosophy | religion | religion | greece | greece | classic | classic | history | history | civilization | civilization | Homer | Homer | Aeschylus | Aeschylus | Sophocles | Sophocles | Euripides | Euripides | Thucydides | Thucydides | Plato | Plato | Aristotle | Aristotle | Saint Augustine | Saint Augustine | Dante | Dante | bible | bible | classics | classics | western civilization | western civilization | Rome | Rome

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How the West Got it

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Professor Richard Jenkyns, Oxford University's Public Orator, looks at where what we call classical antiquity came from, whether it differed from other ancient civilisations and what it can tell us about Western Civilisation now and in the future. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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oxford | alumni | classics | civilisation | orator | oxford | alumni | classics | civilisation | orator | 2012-09-15

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Continuing classical Latin Continuing classical Latin

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This free course, Continuing classical Latin, gives you the opportunity to hear a discussion of the development of the Latin language. First published on Mon, 18 Jan 2016 as Continuing classical Latin. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016 This free course, Continuing classical Latin, gives you the opportunity to hear a discussion of the development of the Latin language. First published on Mon, 18 Jan 2016 as Continuing classical Latin. To find out more visit The Open University's Openlearn website. Creative-Commons 2016

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Classical Studies | Classical Studies | Latin | Latin | Italian | Italian | classics | classics | Rome | Rome | reducing poverty | reducing poverty | A397_1. | A397_1.

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Introduction to Art of the Ancient World

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Donna Kurtz and Sir John Boardman talk about Sir John's life, his career and experiences as a classical scholar and also the relationship works of art from different cultures around the ancient world have with one another.

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maya | aztec | antiquity | rome | china | greece | art | classics | archaeology | maya | aztec | antiquity | rome | china | greece | art | classics | archaeology

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Research in Classical Archaeology

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Discussion between Sir John Boardman and Donna Kurtz on the subject of being classical archaeology researchers and academics and some of the challenges and opportunities they face.

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art | beazley archive | research | academia | teaching | classics | archaeology | art | beazley archive | research | academia | teaching | classics | archaeology

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Introduction to Art of the Ancient World

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Donna Kurtz and Sir John Boardman talk about Sir John's life, his career and experiences as a classical scholar and also the relationship works of art from different cultures around the ancient world have with one another. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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maya | aztec | antiquity | rome | china | greece | art | classics | archaeology | maya | aztec | antiquity | rome | china | greece | art | classics | archaeology

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Research in Classical Archaeology

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Discussion between Sir John Boardman and Donna Kurtz on the subject of being classical archaeology researchers and academics and some of the challenges and opportunities they face. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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art | beazley archive | research | academia | teaching | classics | archaeology | art | beazley archive | research | academia | teaching | classics | archaeology

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Rocking the Cradle...6,000 Years of Geological Impact in Greece

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From the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Phillip England talks about the history of Greece through its many earthquakes and seismic activity over the last 6000 years and shows how these events shaped the ancient world's history. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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ancient | geology | alumni | earthquakes | greece | classics | 2010 | geography | ancient | geology | alumni | earthquakes | greece | classics | 2010 | geography | 2010-09-24

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21L.001X Foundations of World Culture I: World Civilizations and Texts (MIT) 21L.001X Foundations of World Culture I: World Civilizations and Texts (MIT)

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This course aims to introduce students to the rich diversity of human culture from antiquity to the early 17th century. In this course, we will explore human culture in its myriad expressions, focusing on the study of literary, religious and philosophical texts as ways of narrating, symbolizing, and commenting on all aspects of human social and material life. We will work comparatively, reading texts from various cultures: Mesopotamian, Greek, Judeo-Christian, Chinese, Indian, and Muslim. Throughout the semester, we will be asking questions like: How have different cultures imagined themselves? What are the rules that they draw up for human behavior? How do they represent the role of the individual in society? How do they imagine 'universal' concepts like love, family, duty? How have the This course aims to introduce students to the rich diversity of human culture from antiquity to the early 17th century. In this course, we will explore human culture in its myriad expressions, focusing on the study of literary, religious and philosophical texts as ways of narrating, symbolizing, and commenting on all aspects of human social and material life. We will work comparatively, reading texts from various cultures: Mesopotamian, Greek, Judeo-Christian, Chinese, Indian, and Muslim. Throughout the semester, we will be asking questions like: How have different cultures imagined themselves? What are the rules that they draw up for human behavior? How do they represent the role of the individual in society? How do they imagine 'universal' concepts like love, family, duty? How have the

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philosophy | philosophy | religion | religion | human society | human society | international classical literature | international classical literature | great books | great books | classics | classics | world literature | world literature

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Costume in Roman Comedy

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From the St Anne's Classics Reunion. The role of costume in Roman comedy by Professor Matthew Leigh. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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classics | roman | comedy | st annes | Costume | classics | roman | comedy | st annes | Costume

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Costume in Greek Tragedy

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From the St Anne's Classics Reunion. The role of swords in Greek tragedy by Dr Rosie Wyles. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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greek | classics | swords | tragedy | st annes | greek | classics | swords | tragedy | st annes

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Is there ever a Faithful Translation?

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Second part of the What is Translation podcast series. In this part, the question of whether there can be a faithful translation; does the act of translating a text change the meaning of the original is discussed. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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homer | #greatwriters | theatre | poetry | tragedy | greek | roman | translation | classics | fidelity | homer | #greatwriters | theatre | poetry | tragedy | greek | roman | translation | classics | fidelity

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Who Translates and for Whom?

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Fourth part of the What is Translation Podcast series. In this part, the question of who is best placed to translate classic texts; academics, poets, dramatists and who is best placed to receive the translation, students, scholars or the general public. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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#greatwriters | theatre | poetry | drama | greek | roman | translation | classics | #greatwriters | theatre | poetry | drama | greek | roman | translation | classics

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How the West Got it

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Professor Richard Jenkyns, Oxford University's Public Orator, looks at where what we call classical antiquity came from, whether it differed from other ancient civilisations and what it can tell us about Western Civilisation now and in the future. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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oxford | alumni | classics | civilisation | orator | oxford | alumni | classics | civilisation | orator | 2012-09-15

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Rocking the Cradle...6,000 Years of Geological Impact in Greece

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From the 2010 Alumni Weekend. Phillip England talks about the history of Greece through its many earthquakes and seismic activity over the last 6000 years and shows how these events shaped the ancient world's history. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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ancient | geology | alumni | earthquakes | greece | classics | 2010 | geography | ancient | geology | alumni | earthquakes | greece | classics | 2010 | geography | 2010-09-24

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Humanities in Partnership withe Science: The World of Art on the Web

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Professor Donna Kurtz gives a talk for the Oxford Humanities Research Showcase conference held on 11th July 2011. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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classics | art | internet | oxford humanities | humanities | classics | art | internet | oxford humanities | humanities | 2011-07-11

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Humanities in Partnership withe Science: The World of Art on the Web

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Professor Donna Kurtz gives a talk for the Oxford Humanities Research Showcase conference held on 11th July 2011. Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

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classics | art | internet | oxford humanities | humanities | classics | art | internet | oxford humanities | humanities | 2011-07-11

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