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Ancient Greek Literature Resources Index

Ancient Greek Literature Resources Index

Ancient Greek resources currently available on our site include: “Why Study the Pagans?” by Cheryl Lowe “Why We Read the Odyssey” by Deborah Stokol Introduction to Greek Tragedy Introduction to Classical Greek Literature by...

This Greek pottery is decorated with an image of Ulysses escaping from the Cyclops by hiding underneath a ram.

Ancient Greek Literature in Art

Over the centuries, the authors and characters of Ancient Greek literature have been portrayed in many different styles; here are a few below. To learn more about classical Greek art, visit the Metropolitan Museum...

Greek Tragedy: An Introduction

Greek Tragedy: An Introduction

Greek tragedy is an ancient form of theatre that peaked in Athens around the 5th century B.C. These tragedies were often based on characters from mythology, as well as the oral epic tradition, and...

Antigone Video Introduction

Antigone Video Introduction

How can Antigone be presented as a contemporary drama? Here’s one answer from the British National Theatre. This video clip offers a brief introduction to Aristotle’s theory of tragedy from Edith Hall, before introducing...

Honors Texts for World Literature

Honors Texts for World Literature

Honors Texts for World Literature (E5) The Honors Track for World Literature is outlined in the study guide and involves additional reading and writing and an optional exam. Another way you can use the honors texts is if you...

Texts for World Literature

Texts for World Literature

English V: World Literature What does World Literature cover? World Literature is a college-prep literature survey course. Focus works, including novels, short stories, poems, and drama, have been selected for literary quality, and for...