Advanced Conversational Greek: Aristotle’s Περὶ ποιητικῆς

Advanced Conversational Greek: Aristotle’s Περὶ ποιητικῆς

Course Description: Aristotle’s Poetics is the earliest surviving discourse on poetry and literary theory in general. In this course, students will read and discuss excerpts from this fascinating work. Besides the philosophical and literary aspect, special attention will be paid to the acquisition of new vocabulary.


Level: This course is intended for those with advanced experience speaking Ancient Greek.

Textbook: Instructor will provide materials.

Sections capped at: 5 students. If the course is sold-out, please fill out this waiting-list form.

Fridays, 12pm U.S. Eastern Time


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Zoltán Tomkó

Zoltán studied classical and Renaissance studies for two years at the Academy Vivarium Novum, a unique institute where students are allowed to speak only Latin and Ancient Greek. After graduating in Classics in Rome, he studied sinology and history in Vienna, specializing in ancient and early modern history with a special focus on historiography. He has been teaching conversational Latin and Greek for several years.