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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