Start with the two epics poems by Homer, the Iliad and the Odyssey. Discover the genius of the Greek playwrights at describing human emotion. Enjoy the winding storytelling of Herodotus, the “Father of History.” Ponder human nature with Plato and Aristotle. See how God used these Pagan works in the history of the world, and particularly in the history of God’s people.
The Greeks offers a complete literature and history course, intended for high school aged students (14+) as well as for the adult enrichment student.
The Greeks offers the student a complete overview of Greek history, philosophy, and literature, with enough flexibility to truly make the experience their own.
Preview clips from Old Western Culture's video lectures.
Homer's two great poems, the Iliad and the Odyssey.
The works of the great Greek tragedians, including the Oresteia and selections from the Greek poets.
the works of the great Greek tragedians, including the Oresteia and selections from the Greek poets.
Plato and Aristotle's foundational texts of western philosophy.