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The Ancient Greek Hero

Teacher

Gregory Nagy

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https://www.edx.org/course/the-ancient-greek-hero-2

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Duration

18 Weeks

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To read "out of," rather than "into," a literary text, which is the art of close reading The definition of a "hero" in the Classical Greek sense, contrasted with modern concepts of heroism The relationship between epic and lyric in the ancient Greek tradition To explore the interaction of text and image in the ancient Greek tradition About hero cult and the role of heroes as objects of worship in ancient Greece About the connection between myth and ritual in ancient Greece The concept of the hero as conveyed in dramatic performance and as activated through Socratic dialogue

Instructors

Gregory Nagy|Leonard Muellner|Kevin McGrath

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