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Podcasts from the Faculty of Classics.

Faculty of Classics Oxford University

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Podcasts from the Faculty of Classics.

    Classics Faculty Ancient Drama Prize 2022

    Classics Faculty Ancient Drama Prize 2022

    Arlene Holmes-Henderson, Senior Research Fellow in Classics Education, chats with the winners of the faculty's exciting new performance competition for young people from across the UK. In 2021 the Faculty of Classics, in partnership with the Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama (APGRD), invited young people aged 11 - 18 from across the UK to perform a piece of ancient drama or deliver a spoken word composition.

    A judging panel of academics and performing arts professionals were delighted to watch nearly 100 short films. The quality of performance was consistently high, and it was a very difficult task indeed to whittle the entries down to our winners! Arlene catches up with Bianca (Solo - Translation), Sydney (Solo - Spoken Word), and Aiko, Grace, and Isla from Wirral Grammar School for Girls, along with their teacher Mr Beswick (Group - Translation). Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 27 min
    Martin West Memorial Lecture 2019 - Perspectivism and the Homeric simile - Prof Stephen Halliwell

    Martin West Memorial Lecture 2019 - Perspectivism and the Homeric simile - Prof Stephen Halliwell

    Martin West Memorial Lecture 2019 Martin West Memorial Lecture 2019 - Perspectivism and the Homeric simile - Prof Stephen Halliwell

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Martin West Memorial Lecture 2019 - Perspectivism and the Homeric simile - Prof Stephen Halliwell (Transcript)

    Martin West Memorial Lecture 2019 - Perspectivism and the Homeric simile - Prof Stephen Halliwell (Transcript)

    Martin West Memorial Lecture 2019 Martin West Memorial Lecture 2019 - Perspectivism and the Homeric simile - Prof Stephen Halliwell

    The Gaisford Lecture 2016: Transmitting Tragedy

    The Gaisford Lecture 2016: Transmitting Tragedy

    The Gaisford Lecture 2016: Transmitting Tragedy, delivered by Patrick Finglass

    • 55 min
    Alumni Day 2015 - Microscopic and Macroscopic. Rhythmic prose and historical themes in Plutarch's 'Lives' and Appian's 'Civil Wars'

    Alumni Day 2015 - Microscopic and Macroscopic. Rhythmic prose and historical themes in Plutarch's 'Lives' and Appian's 'Civil Wars'

    Gregory Hutchinson on rhythmic prose and historical themes in Plutarch's 'Lives' and Appian's 'Civil Wars'

    • 53 min
    Alumni Day 2015 - Rosetta, Philae and Beyond: Decoding Ancient Texts in the Digital Age

    Alumni Day 2015 - Rosetta, Philae and Beyond: Decoding Ancient Texts in the Digital Age

    Rosetta, Philae and Beyond: Decoding Ancient Texts in the Digital Age. Alumni Day Sept 2015 - Rosetta, Philae and Beyond: Decoding Ancient Texts in the Digital Age.

    • 47 min

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