The Iliad

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From the wrath of Achilles to the machinations of Agamemnon that led to the fall of Troy, the Iliad is one of the most compelling meditations on the human condition ever written. Take an in-depth look atHomer’s epic Greek poem in The Iliad of Homer and realize why this literary masterpiece is held in such high regard.

Come join us for this 4 session DVD film course!

WHEN AND WHERE

Thursdays 7 PM – 9 PM starting April 5, 2018 at

Room 1
First Unitarian Church of Orlando
1901 E. Robinson St
Orlando FL 32803

REGISTRATION AND COST

This class is FREE and is considered “Drop-in” friendly – come for all or just your favorites in this 4 week series! Donations welcome to help support our work.

SYLLABUS

Full description of each segment at https://www.thegreatcourses.com/courses/iliad-of-homer.html

Suggested translations:

The Iliad of Homer by Richmond Lattimore (Translator),‎ Homer  (Author)

 

Apr 5, 2018

Class 1: The Iliad of Homer

  • Introduction to Homeric Epic
  • The Homeric Question
  • Glory, Honor, and the Wrath of Achilles (Read 1-2)
Apr 12, 2018

Class 2: The Iliad of Homer

  • Within the Walls of Troy (Read 3-6)
  • The Embassy to Achilles (Read 7-9)
  • The Paradox of Glory (Read 10-12)
Apr 19, 2018

Class 3: The Iliad of Homer

  • The Role of the Gods (Read 13-15)
  • The Longest Day
  • The Death of Patrokios (Read 16-17)
May 3, 2018

Class 4: The Iliad of Homer

  • Achilles Returns to Battle (Read 18-21)
  • Achilles and Hektor (Read 22)
  • Enemies Tear’s – Achilles and Priam (Read 23-24)

CONTACT
Email mysticgrove@orlandouu.org for more info or to be put on  the reminder list for this class.

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