Another Greek : Modern Greek For Classicists
Tues., 9am (U.S. Eastern Time)
Level: This course is intended for beginners with knowledge of Ancient Greek.
Textbook: Modern Greek For Classicists book, available at Paideia Press. Instructor will also provide materials.
Sections capped at: 5 students. If the course is sold-out, please fill out this waiting-list form.
Telepaideia tuition is non-refundable. However, if you need to cancel your enrollment or withdraw from your class, you may be eligible for a 50% credit, to be used toward a future Telepaideia course. In order to be eligible for this credit, you must notify firstname.lastname@example.org of your withdrawal before the second class meeting has taken place.
Ilias Kolokouris is a Ph.D. student in Classics at the University of Athens and New College, Oxford. He holds a ptychion in Ancient Greek and Latin Literature, and a Master's Degree in teaching Modern Greek as a foreign language. His thesis was on the tragic elements found in Aristophanes’ Acharnians. His master's thesis was on Politeness Strategies and Gender in Refusals to Invitation - how to teach refusals to learners of Modern Greek. Ilias has taught for the University of Missouri Creative Writing Seminars on Serifos, for the Modern Greek Language Centre of the University of Athens and for Paideia’s Living Greek in Greece program. He also teaches at the Living Greek in Greece High School Program. His current research focuses on the reception of ancient Greek literature within Modern Greek Aestheticism prose and British Decadence in Oxford. His translation of Women of Homer by Oscar Wilde into Modern Greek was published by Kastaniotis Publications in 2021 and his Modern Greek For Classicists was published by Paideia Press in 2021.