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Classics Teachers Podcasts

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Essential resource for Irish teachers and students of Ancient Greece and Roman civilization, language, mythology, history, philosophy, art, archaeology. For all students and teachers studying/teaching Classics, Latin, Ancient Greek, or Classical Studies from Junior and Senior Cycle.

Or for any teachers or students interested.

This podcast is produced by the Classical Association of Ireland - Teachers.
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Episode 1: Alexander - Persians and the Gauls

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Series 2, Episode 1 - Horace
Series 2, Episode 1 - Horace
In this episode, myself and Chloe Stanley interview Prof. Monica Gale on the Roman poet Horace. We explore Horace's attitudes to "Living Well" and fate.
38:12
February 22, 2022
Episode 4 Alexander - Opening of the Battle of Issus - Part 3
Episode 4 Alexander - Opening of the Battle of Issus - Part 3
A discussion by Sarah Corrigan, John Burke, Ian Maguire,  and Gregg O' Neill on the Battle of Issus - Learning Outcomes 3.6 of the  Classical Studies specifications. John, Ian, and Gregg are all  experienced Classical Studies teachers with an enthusiasm for ancient  military history and the battles of Alexander the Great. Sarah acts as  interviewer and mediator for their discussion. This episode, Part 3, focuses on Ian Maguires discussion consequences of the battle and evaluating the battle in class – and it include the closing comments of their discussion.
25:47
September 10, 2021
Episode 3 Alexander - Opening of the Battle of Issus - Part 2
Episode 3 Alexander - Opening of the Battle of Issus - Part 2
A discussion by Sarah Corrigan, John Burke, Ian Maguire, and Gregg O'  Neill on the Battle of Issus - Learning Outcomes 3.6 of the Classical  Studies specifications. John, Ian, and Gregg are all experienced  Classical Studies teachers with an enthusiasm for ancient military  history and the battles of Alexander the Great. Sarah acts as  interviewer and mediator for their discussion. This episode, Part 2, focuses on Gregg O’ Neill’s discussion about the battle itself and on how Alexander won the Battle of Issus.
15:00
September 10, 2021
Episode 2: Alexander - Opening of the Battle of Issus - Part 1
Episode 2: Alexander - Opening of the Battle of Issus - Part 1
A discussion by Sarah Corrigan, John Burke, Ian Maguire, and Gregg O' Neill on the Battle of Issus - Learning Outcomes 3.6 of the Classical Studies specifications. John, Ian, and Gregg are all experienced Classical Studies teachers with an enthusiasm for ancient military history and the battles of Alexander the Great. Sarah acts as interviewer and mediator for their discussion. This episode, Part 1, focuses on John Burke's discussion of the preparation and opening of the Battle of Issus.
19:44
September 09, 2021
Episode 1: Alexander - Persians and the Gauls
Episode 1: Alexander - Persians and the Gauls
A discussion by Delia Donohue, John Burke, and Jim Gargan on the treatment of Alexander of the Persians and Caesar of the Gauls - Learning Outcomes 3.10 and 3.11 of the Classical Studies specifications. Both John and Jim are experienced Classical Studies teachers; the former will be tackling these outcomes with an emphasis on Alexander while the latter will be looking at it from the perspective of teaching Caesar. Delia acts as interviewer and mediator in their discussion.
21:41
September 09, 2021