Ancient Greece

5 – 10 October 2011

This tour is an introduction to the riches of classical Greece, its architecture, sculpture, history and literature. We will also explore how wider themes of western European art and culture trace their origins to Greece.

To help us understand the flowering of the arts in the 5th century BC, we examine the pre-classical civilisations, including Homer’s Mycenaean heroes and the Cycladic cultures of the Greek islands…