Classics for Allen Fisher’s WEA courses: WESTERN ART 1600-1800.

This page itemises the extracts from ‘classic’ texts, together with samples from introductions to some of these texts or synopses of them, for the WEA course: WESTERN ART: 1600-1800.

‘Apollo and Cyclops’ from Aeschylus.

‘Arachne’ from Ovid.

‘The Furies’ from Aeschylus.

‘The Furies’ from Dante.

‘The Furies’ from Hesiod.

‘The Furies’ from Virgil.

‘Ganymede’ from Ovid.

From ‘Introduction’ to Aeneid by Bernard Knox.

From ‘Introduction’ to Oresteia by W.B. Stanford.

‘The Judgement of Paris’ from Robert Graves.

William Smith, ‘Cyclopes’.


2 thoughts on “Classics for Allen Fisher’s WEA courses: WESTERN ART 1600-1800.

  1. Excellent, Allen. Thomas, a classicist, enjoyed it too. Some of these themes he is covering in his own WEA course this term, on Iconic Women in Greece and Rome!

  2. Very many thanks for your excellent lectures and the excellent standard you afford us. Really keeps the grey matter in tip-top action.

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