Level 6: Greek Classics - Yearlong Course 2018-2019

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Level 6: Greek Classics - Yearlong Course 2018-2019

775.00

Price: $775.00

Recommended for Ages: 14–16

 

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from Classical Academic Press

St. Raphael School is an Orthodox online school within Scholé Academy, which is a division of Classical Academic Press.

 

Registration Opens April 2!

Teacher: Jennifer Dow
--with special poetry teacher, Dr. James Taylor

Live Session Schedule:

Section 1: Monday–Thursday, 9:00 a.m. EST (8:00 a.m. CST), 55 min. OR
Section 2: Monday–Thursday, 12:15 p.m. EST (11:15 a.m. CST), 55 min.

Class Dates:

  • Fall 2018: September 4 – December 14
  • Spring 2019: January 14 – May 10
  • Breaks: Thanksgiving (Nov. 22-23), Winter Break (Feb. 18-22), Holy Week and Bright Monday (April 22-29)

Liberal Arts Core Curriculum Features:


Level 6 Course Details:

Reading

  • Read the Great Books that have shaped civilization
  • Follow a timeline of ancient cultures and ideas
  • Enjoy a wide variety of texts, including epic, history, philosophy, poetry, drama, and oratory
  • Form the scholarly habit of keeping a reading journal

Discussion

  • Explore the "big ideas" in classic texts
  • Answer questions leading to definition, example, and comparison
  • Participate in substantive and thoughtful discussions

Composition

  • Learn the modes of persuasion—ethos, logos, and pathos
  • Compose legal, political, and ceremonial speeches
  • Receive helpful, live feedback on your writing assignments

2018–2019 Book Selections:

Please Note: Books are not included in the course fee. The order of the readings are subject to change. An official syllabus will be sent out over the summer.

ALL YEAR: The Book of the Ancient Greeks by Dorothy Mills, 978-159731356

Fall 2018

Mythology, by Edith Hamilton, 978-044657475
The Iliad, by Homer, translated by Lattimore, 978-0226470498
The Portable Greek Historians, Edited by M.I. Finley, 978-0140150650
Early Greek Philosophy, Penguin Classics, 978-0140444612
Plato, 5 Dialogues, 2nd Edition, 978-0872206335
The Bible

Spring 2019

The Republic, by Plato, translated by Allan Bloom, 978-0465094080
Greek Tragedies I, 3rd Edition, 978-0226035284
The Age of Alexander, by Plutarch, 978-0140449358
The Oddysey, by Homer, translated by Lattimore, 978-0061244186


Level 6 Overview: