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Hadrian: The Roamin' Emperor

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Updated 11 Jul 2014
Can you piece together strands of evidence to work out what motivated Hadrian to travel so extensively?

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.

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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
Take the topical satire of Have I Got News For You and mix thoroughly with the adolescent humour of The Inbetweeners, add in a healthy dose of...

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Certificate of Higher Education Open

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Duration 1200 hours Updated 29 Aug 2014
If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this certificate course is ideal. It’s part of our unique Open...

BA/BSc Open degree

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Duration 3000 hours Updated 29 Aug 2014
Over 40 per cent of OU students who graduate do so with an Open degree. It’s a statistic we’re proud of – the BA/BSc Open is one of the most...

Certificate of Higher Education in Humanities

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Duration 1200 hours Updated 29 Aug 2014
Why study the arts? Apart from sheer enjoyment, these subjects give you an enormous breadth of cultural literacy while training you to think and...