From the poetry of Virgil to the Peloponnesian War, explore the conflicts and passions of ancient Greece and Rome
How did the Greeks and Romans live? What were they fighting over? What does their art symbolise? Discover the answers on our fascinating Classical Civilisation study course.
Become au fait with Latin culture and look at the problems of running an empire, while appreciating and evaluating original Virgil and Ovid poetry, two of the most influential writers during the reign of Augustus.
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Our established tutors are experts in their fields of study. Gain the skills and experience you need to excel with a unique, unparalleled learning experience.
Each week, you’ll be able to collaborate with leading academics mirroring the teaching method of the iconic, world-renowned and most respected educational establishments in the UK.
As current and past alumni of top universities, they’re highly specialised, recognised and knowledgeable in their chosen fields and can transfer their academic wisdom to you through interactive learning, independent study, seminars, and tutorials, depending on your age group.
Victoria Beatrix Fendel is a DPhil student at Oxford in her final year. She has taught Biblical Hebrew, Greek and Latin at Basel (Switzerland) and Oxford. Her main research interest is the development, the patterns of usage and the function of languages. Her DPhil focuses on the development of the Greek language, both its internal development after the Classical period and its development in contact with Semitic languages. She holds a Master’s degree in Classics and Ancient Near East Studies.
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