Wednesday 10 November | 1.00 – 3.30

Classics for All in partnership with Newcastle University are hosting a series of FREE ONLINE talks to support A Level classical subjects.

Join Dr Stephanie Holton and Dr John Holton for our first afternoon exploring the wonderful world of Homeric epic. These short talks are designed to blend knowledge of key Homeric themes with skills in using secondary scholarship and material evidence. Resource packs will be sent to teachers before the day to support work in the sessions.

1.00 – 1.15 Welcome

1.15 – 1.45 Polyphemus Meets a Pirate: Exploring xenia in Odyssey 9

1.45 – 2.00 Break

2.00 – 2.30 How to Deal with a Homeric Ghost: kleos and heroic memory

2.30 – 2.45 Break

2.45 – 3.15 Penelope’s Puzzling Dream in Odyssey 19

Sign up here 

Questions? Get in touch! Stephanie.Holton@ncl.ac.uk