Heroes Project

Classical Inquiries is one part of a long-term Heroes Project directed by Gregory Nagy. It includes courses, content, and online communities.

Heroes Courses

Harvard College General Education: course on ancient Greek heroes, extending from the late 1970s to the present

Harvard Division of Continuing Education: on-campus and distance course on ancient Greek heroes taught by Gregory Nagy and Kevin McGrath, extending from the late 1970s to the present
Spring 2015 Session

Heroes Content

The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours
published by Harvard University Press (print) and by the Center for Hellenic Studies (free, enhanced epub) in 2013.

The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours Sourcebook: Sourcebook of Original Greek Texts Translated into English  (Eds. Filos, Scott, and Stone, 2014) [see individual texts here]

The Ancient Greek Hero in 24 Hours or HeroesX (HarvardX via edX, from spring 2013 up to the present)

HUM 2.1x Hours 1–5: Epic and Lyric

HUM 2.2x Hours 6–11: Signs of the Hero in Epic and Iconography

HUM 2.3x Hours 12–15: Cult of Heroes

HUM 2.4x Hours 16–21: The Hero in Tragedy

HUM 2.5x Hours 22–24: Plato and Beyond

Additional modules forthcoming

Teaching and Research Archive of Content from Harvard College Course (CHS, 2003–2011)

Heroes Community

Hour 25, an online, participant-driven community and companion project to HeroesX (CHS)