Love and Relationships
The playlist brings together five courses on love and relationships in the ancient world, including courses on Sappho, Plato, and Seneca, perfect for those studying the 'Love and Relationships' option for OCR A Level Classical Civilization.
 
What this playlist includes:
25 lectures across 5 courses.
All resources designed and delivered by university academics and researchers.
Self-marking quizzes for all lectures, as well as an end-of-topic quiz.
Reading lists, essay questions and extension activities.
Courses and Lectures
1. Sappho
Prof. Edith Hall
King's College London
1.1. Myth and Reality – 04:00
1.2. Poetry – 03:25
1.3. Poetics – 09:03
1.4. Love and Relationships – 04:07
2. Plato: Symposium
Dr Frisbee Sheffield
Cambridge University
3. Seneca and Stoicism
Dr Liz Gloyn
Royal Holloway, London
3.1. Seneca and Stoicism – 08:26
3.2. What is Love? – 07:59
3.3. Good and Bad Marriages – 07:36
3.4. Seneca and Queer Love – 08:37
4. Seneca: Letters
Prof. Catharine Edwards
Birkbeck College, London
4.1. Seneca's Life and Times – 07:37
4.2. Stoicism – 06:20
4.3. Letter-Writing – 07:21
4.4. Prose Style – 08:28
4.5. Close Reading: Letter 53 – 12:58
5. Seneca: Letters
Dr Liz Gloyn
Royal Holloway, London
5.2. Letter 21 – 09:13
5.3. Letter 51 – 09:16
5.4. Letter 53 – 07:41
5.5. Letter 54 – 07:24
5.6. Letter 57 – 09:37
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