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Greek Myth in the 'Whoniverse'

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Updated 20 Nov 2013
In her tribute to the fiftieth anniversary of Doctor Who, Amanda examines how the TV programme has flirted with Greek mythology.

The Persians by Aeschylus

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Updated 19 Nov 2013
In this Greek tragedy, Persian king Xerxes wages war against Greece but his navy is defeated at Salamis.

Doctor Who and human history

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Introductory Level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Nov 2013
In the Doctor Who historicals, the bad guys often won - no matter what the Doctor tried. Tony Keen looks at why the Doctor can not change the human...

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Getting started on Classical Latin

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Introductory Level Duration 10 hours Updated 12 Dec 2013
Latin is the basis for many languages in the world. This unit will provide you with a general introduction to learning Latin allowing you to assess...

Introducing the Classical world

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Intermediate Level Duration 20 hours Updated 17 Oct 2013
How do we learn about the world of the ancient Romans and Greeks? This unit will provide you with an insight into the Classical world by...

The Birth of Comedy

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Intermediate Level Duration 1 hour 15 mins Updated 15 Aug 2013
As the festival’s funniest joke is announced in Edinburgh, why not go back to ancient Athens to discover the birth of comedy? Every August the ...

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Myth in the Greek and Roman worlds

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Myth in the Greek and Roman worlds Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Advanced Level Duration 600 hours Updated 03 Apr 2013 Register by 05 Sep 2013
Explore Greek and Roman myth through detailed study of individual works of literature, art and architecture combined with an examination of context...

MA in Classical Studies

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MA in Classical Studies Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Duration 1800 hours Updated 29 Mar 2013
The MA brings you up to date with the latest developments in classical studies, including Greek theatre, as you develop research and analytical...

The Greek theatre

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The Greek theatre Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Masters Level Duration 600 hours Updated 14 Dec 2012 Register by 13 Dec 2013
Study all aspects of Athenian drama in the fifth and fourth centuries BCE, from tragedy to comedy, including staging, contemporary audience and...