William Sterling

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The Trojan War

The myths surrounding the war between the Greeks and Trojans in c. 1200 BC. Or is it true? The myths surrounding the 10 year war between the Greek City States and Troy in c. 1200 BC including the events leading up to the war, some of the conflicts of the war and some of the… Read more »

This tag: Troy

Shakespeare And The Classical World

A quarter of Shakespeare’s major works were based on stories from the Classical World and have influenced our view of the Classical World ever since. What is the course about? We shall examine the plays inspired by myths and history from Ancient Greece and Rome. We shall be looking at the plots of these briefly… Read more »

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Great voyages from Greek and Roman myths – Jason, Odysseus and Aeneas

A detailed examination of the voyages and their fantastical encounters relating them to reality. What is the course about? A detailed examination of the voyages and their fantastical encounters relating them to reality. What topics will we cover? Jason’s voyage to collect the Golden Fleece was described by Apollonius of Rhodes in his Argonautica written… Read more »

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