Apr 23, 2018
This has been an enthralling course which introduces you to the world of the Ancient Greek. Thank you Prof. Andrew Szegedy-Maszak, and all the course creators and mentors, for this excellent course.
Oct 16, 2015
Well presented, wonderful insight into the world of the ancient Greeks. I learnt a lot, and it has whetted my appetite for more. I really loved this course, and enjoyed it very much indeed
교육 기관: Katherine M•
Sep 18, 2016
I found this a really interesting course to complete. The lectures are easily digestible and help to provide context for various readings that you complete along the way. I would have liked an introductory lecture that gave an overview of some of the major themes of the course more clearly (I felt a bit at sea throughout the first topic having never studied this before. I didn't know what to pay attention to). But once we were underway, I had no trouble working out the flow of events. I really enjoyed this- thank you!
교육 기관: Vincent L•
Feb 03, 2018
It was really interesting especially with the lectures having lots of visual aids. The reading activities also helped me understand more and learn in general. It was a great course.
교육 기관: Richard F T•
Sep 22, 2017
Good teacher, great range of topics, great reading. Only problem was that allot of the external links didn't work and sometimes.
교육 기관: José E S V•
Jun 13, 2017
El curso ha sido muy interesante y ameno. He aprendido mucho y sobre todo me he divertido. El profesor (los videos) ha introducido los conceptos más interesantes de forma corrrecta y el material del curso es bueno; por decir algo me hubiese gustado que alguno de los recursos fuese en español aunque entiendo que ello sea muy difícil. Me gusta la historia y solo aprendo por hobby.
교육 기관: Desfossez•
Apr 09, 2018
The ton of the professor is a bit monotonous, but the facts are interesting and we were able to discover a part of history that is quite unknown to most people
교육 기관: Víctor H A G•
Jun 04, 2017
Andrew Szegedy-Maszak, es un gran profesor de historia Antigua. Su didáctica es ágil y amena, posee un adecuado manejo de los conocimientos que logra eficientemente transmitir. He aprendido mucho sobre la historia antigua de Grecia. Gracias profesor Andrew.
교육 기관: Swaroop K•
Jul 11, 2018
there could have been a couple of videos on gods and some of the mythic heroes
교육 기관: Margreta V d L•
Apr 09, 2019
I enjoyed the course. I studied Ancient Greece in high school so the course brought back some memories.
교육 기관: Renato F•
May 15, 2019
Very interesting course. Thank you
교육 기관: James G•
Jun 07, 2019
Good value for money. It provides a backbone structure for the 1000 years or so of Greek history. beware of the time requirements for the assignments - the course says a reading assignment is 10 minutes - for 100 pages of Thucydides - I often found it was more like a month! The course took me about 9 months to complete.
교육 기관: Andrew M•
Sep 01, 2015
Ancient Greeks is brief overview of Greek civilization from about 1800 to 320 BC, starting with the Minoans of Crete and ending with the death of Alexander the Great. Prof. Andrew Szegedy-Maszak demonstrates great knowledge about the subjects, covering literature, government, and philosophy.
Yet the course has two setbacks: 1) The professor stutters through the lectures, displaying his obvious discomfort being on camera; and 2) the overview is very expansive, so there isn't great study in any single theater of Greek civilization.
There is, however, solid coverage. I also felt the chapter on the 4th cent. BC, done to address complaints about no coverage of Alexander and Macedon, feels tacked on. It's a long, but somehow hurried lecture.
That said, I liked this course. I gained greater knowledge of important political and literary figures, such as Solon and Alcibiades, than I did when I studied the subject back in college.
교육 기관: Muhammad I•
Feb 14, 2016
Very interesting! I wish there is some animation film to explain the narative.
교육 기관: Gorret F•
Oct 12, 2015
A lesson with discussion about the question of quizz.
교육 기관: Wendi S•
Jun 02, 2017
The information was interesting and divided up so that it made a connection between the readings and the lectures. However, the speaker seemed uncomfortable and did not present himself well. More photos and being shown the pictures longer with him speaking behind them would have helped. Looking at little pictures on a computer/TV screen behind the speaker didn't help. Poor presentation although good subject matter.
교육 기관: Robert G•
Jun 14, 2017
Rather dry delivery of material. Teacher knows the material, just do not get enthusiastic. Will unenroll during first week sadly.
교육 기관: Jonathan G•
Feb 24, 2018
this course was interesting but biased in a lot of ways. Alexander was Macedonian, but they glorify him like he's some great hero when to his enemies, he was called "Alexander the Destroyer Of Cities". A tyrant should never be glorified.
교육 기관: Julie C•
Apr 12, 2016
The professor certainly knows a lot about this subject, but his delivery is stiff and dry. If he shared his passion for the subject with us it would be more enjoyable. On the plus side, I admire how he shares the Greek language with us so capably and combines art with his lectures.
교육 기관: alvaro j B•
Jan 12, 2016
Lamentablemente, el audio no permite disfrutar de los vídeos apropiadamente. El material es más bien mediocre, muy descriptivo y extremadamente selectivo.
교육 기관: gordon_PK@hotmail.com•
Dec 30, 2015
the tests are difficult.
교육 기관: Parker•
Nov 30, 2015
Poor visual aids, course content and format.