Concepts of the Hero in Greek Civilization (A Free Harvard Course)

By clicking here you can access “all the resources associated with a distance learning course taught by Center Director Gregory Nagy–including multimedia lectures and discussions, audio recordings, lecture notes, and the complete collection of readings. Concepts of the Hero in Greek Civilization provides an engaging introduction to the major themes of ancient Greek myth, cult, and poetics.”

Gregory Nagy is Professor of Classical Greek Literature at Harvard University. Concepts of the Hero in Greek Civilization has been added to our collection, 1,700 Free Online Courses from Top Universities.

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