Posts Tagged by HeroesX
|January 19, 2017||Filled under Community, Featured|
I hooked into universal experiences. Every human goes through a birth and a death. When we reach a certain age, we become familiar with rituals, whether they are weddings, graduations or holiday celebrations. Since we share the concept of rituals with the ancient Greeks, this helped ease my confusion somewhat.
Through Professor Nagy’s videos, I then learned about how heroes and rituals intersect. Certain festivals celebrate certain heroes, often at precise times of the year. Read more…
|January 6, 2017||Filled under Community, Featured, News|
Over the years, our community has expanded and progressed beyond its initial goal. We are reaching out to wider audiences beyond HeroesX, using a wider variety of content.
Our new mission is to provide an online community that fosters Humanistic study with a focus on the the classical world and its rich connections to our modern lives.
In the coming weeks, Hour 25 will have a new beginning as The Kosmos Society: An Online Community for Classical Studies. Read more…
|December 27, 2016||Filled under Featured, News||
La Vie des Classiques vous offre la possibilité de retrouver l’intégralité des vidéos sous-titrées en français du MOOC de Harvard: Le Héros Grec en 24 Heures.
La Vie des Classiques is offering you the option of viewing the entire set of videos from the Harvard MOOC The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours, subtitled in French. Read more…
|July 9, 2016||Filled under Community, Featured||
I used to be an apobatēs of sorts. It was a horseless chariot I rode in, but it had plenty of horsepower. Thirty years ago I would ride the public buses that ploughed the streets of Karachi to get to and from school, carrying on my shoulders a heavy bag laden with books filled with solid knowledge.
These ‘chariot’ buses of Karachi were lovingly adorned by their owners with decoration, ablaze like polished bronze in the sun Read more…
|September 5, 2015||Filled under Featured, Under Discussion||
This month’s main news is the launch of the latest iteration of HeroesX. Here at Hour 25 the projects and study groups that we featured last time are still going strong. As usual, this month’s round-up features posts that you might have missed, and the latest learning resources, and we provide links to some of the recent active, and very varied, forum threads. We hope you enjoy—and join—the conversations.
Look out for this month’s tip, on adding pictures to forum posts. Read more…
|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.
|September 12, 2014||Filled under Featured, News||
Registration is now open for Module 2 of the Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours (Hours 6-11), “Signs of the Hero in Epic and Iconography“, on edX. HUM 2.2x., the second of five modules in The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours, “Hours 6-11: Signs of the Hero in Epic and Iconography” explores the interactions of […] 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…
|March 13, 2014||Filled under Community|
A Guest Post by Euthymia Kalogera Dear all, we are about to celebrate the H24H project’s first anniversary. There is so much to remember and so difficult to express with words my feelings. So I went back in time with the help of technology of course, and there it is: March 13, 2013 WELCOME […] Read more…
|March 12, 2014||Filled under Community, Uncategorized||
~ A guest post by Janet M. Ozsolak ~ Generous, kind, expert, fun, easy going and fun are some of the epithets with which I can describe Douglas Frame. Last December I had a chance to meet him in person in Tarrytown, New York. We talked about HeroesX, Hour 25, current research interests, CHS and […] Read more…