Category: Kosmos Society Resource
|August 1, 2015||Filled under Community, Featured, Kosmos Society Resource||
During the 2014 iteration, we could always count on Professor Joel Christensen and the other supportive members of the Board of Readers to answer our questions, offer insights, and generally point us in the right direction.
But there was more to the experience than that.
Joel and the other professors reflected the sheer joy the classics bring. As well, the team’s cheerful and helpful posts created an ambiance that was friendly and downright encouraging.
|April 15, 2015||Filled under Featured, Homeric Greek, Kosmos Society Resource||
We are pleased to share news about a new Learning Module at Hour 25: Introduction to Homeric Greek. This Introduction to Homeric Greek series was created by members of the Hour 25 Community in coordination with Professor Graeme Bird as a community-generated, open access educational resource. The series is designed as a gentle introduction for […] Read more…
|January 21, 2015||Filled under Featured, Kosmos Society Resource, News||
~ A guest post by Jessica Eichelburg ~ Over the course of the last several months, members of the Community Development team have created a “Hero-ized” version of Sophocles’ Antigone. Our team included members who have experience reading this text in ancient Greek, and members who were reading this text in English for the first […] Read more…
|July 4, 2014||Filled under Featured, Kosmos Society Resource, Kosmos Society Text||
The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours Sourcebook We are pleased to announce that the HeroesX Sourcebook is now available for download from the Hour 25 Text Library as both an epub file and PDF. Sourcebook of Original Greek Texts Translated into English General Editor, Gregory Nagy The Sourcebook of Original Greek Texts Translated into […] Read more…
|May 14, 2014||Filled under Featured, Kosmos Society Resource, Video Dialogue, Visiting Scholars|
We are pleased to share the following video discussion with Professor Norman Sandridge (Howard University) on Xenophon, Agamemnon, and how these ancient leaders inform and enrich our discussions about leaders and leadership today. If you have any comments, questions, or observations, you can comment as follows: • Members of the Hour 25 community can post […] Read more…
|May 7, 2014||Filled under Beyond Translation, Featured, Kosmos Society Resource||
~A Quick Guide to Perseus with Illustrated Worked Examples~ If you want to understand a little more about how everything fits together in the Greek texts, or what the original really says, you can investigate individual words for yourself, to find out about their range of meanings and where they are used in context. These […] Read more…
|April 17, 2014||Filled under Featured, Just Enough Greek, Kosmos Society Resource, Video Dialogue||
This [hēde] is the public presentation [apo-deixis] of the inquiry [historia] of Herodotus of Halikarnassos, with the purpose of bringing it about that whatever results from men may not, with the passage of time, become evanescent, and that great and wondrous deeds—some of them publicly performed [apo-deik-numai ] by Hellenes, others by barbarians—may not become akleā [= without kleos]. In particular [this […] Read more…
|April 1, 2014||Filled under Beyond Translation, Featured, Kosmos Society Resource, Tutorial, Video Dialogue||
Would you like to learn more about ancient Greek words? Have you tried to look up a word in an ancient Greek dictionary, only to find that you weren’t sure how to decode the information that was there? These entries may look intimidating at first, but with a little guidance everyone can make the most […] Read more…
|March 26, 2014||Filled under Beyond Translation, Featured, Kosmos Society Resource, Learn Ancient Greek, Tutorial||
We are pleased to share the following video tutorial featuring Professor Joel Christensen introducing the Greek alphabet. You may download a transcription of the session: Introducing_the_Ancient_Greek_Alphabet_Joel_Christensen Video Tutorial: The Greek Alphabet, with Joel Christensen Read more…
|March 10, 2014||Filled under Featured, Kosmos Society Resource, Visiting Scholars||
Professor Joel Christensen (University of Texas, San Antonio) joined us to discuss the ways that Breaking Bad can help us rethink our reading of Odysseus and the violent ending of the Odyssey. He was joined in this video dialogue by several members of the community. Read more…