Study in English in Departement of Classical Studies
Love, Wine, and Muses: Central themes in archaic Greek poetry
Students will acquire good knowledge of all leading figures of archaic Greek poetry, appreciation of the peculiar nature of preservation of their works and the ability to interpret foundational pieces of European poetical tradition.
Reading Homer's Odyssey
...students will become familiar with the contents and the genesis of the work ("Homeric question"), its metrical and linguistic features, as well as basic notions of Homeric society, morality, religion, warfare and politics.
The Role of Religion in the Ancient Roman State
At the end of the course, students will be able to orientate in problems of relationships between the Roman religion and the Roman state.
Historical and Critical Introduction to the Early Christian Literature I: The New Testament
No previous knowledge of the New Testament or earliest Christianity is presupposed.
Selected topics in Arabic literature and culture
The course examines a variety of topics at the intersection of literature and culture. It largely draws on research originating in cultural psychology and/or sociology in order to gain new insights into literary and cultural texts...
Perception and Handling of Risks in Roman antiquity
Why modern risk research does not consider antiquity and medieval age? How to calculate probability in antiquity? ...
Contemporary Debates on Greek Cultural and National Identity
This seminar focuses on the problem of Greek cultural and national identity, which is at the center of discussions among intellectuals dealing with competing narratives converning the formation and the history of the Modern Greek nation...
Introduction to bad Latin according to misspelt inscriptions
The aim of this course is to provide Latinists with a reasonably comprehensive introduction to inscriptional Latin particularly concerning the interpretation of misspellings and other, e.g. metrical faults to be found in inscriptions...
Reading Pictures – Viewing Texts: Greek Visual Poetry from Technopaignia to Hypertext
Greek Visual Poetry is a literary form that has remained underexplored, although, as this seminar contends, it constitutes a crucial part of Modern Greek literature...