Senior Cycle – Classical Studies (new)

A copy of the new curriculum (from 2021/22 academic year) for Senior Cycle Classical Studies can be found here.

Strand 1: The World of Heroes

  • Homer’s Odyssey and 
  • Virgil’s Aeneid (1-6)

Strand 2: Drama and Spectacle

  • Athenian drama
  • Roman spectacle

Strand 3: Power and Identity

  • Alexander the Great
  • Julius Caesar

Strand 4: Gods and Humans

  • Stories
  • Beliefs
  • Living Well

Resources

Click on the images below to download a copy of the documents


Strand 2: The stages of a funeral in ancient Greece

This PowerPoint takes you through the basic structure of a Greek funeral – prothesis, ekphora and burial/cremation.


Strand 4: Ancient Greek theatre

This PowerPoint takes you through the context of theatre in ancient Greece, for example the City Dionysia and the staging of the plays. For a video version, check out the resources for Senior Cycle – Classical Studies (current)