Great Books 101—Ancient to Medieval

"Great Books 101— Ancient to Medieval" is a free, eleven-week, not-for-credit online course based on the Hillsdale College core curriculum. This course covers literature from Homer, the Bible, the Inferno, and more. Each week consists of a lecture given by a Hillsdale College professor, a moderated Q&A session, quizzes, study guides, and more! Lectures are released weekly; however, they are archived for future viewing at your convenience.

Once you complete the course, you will have the opportunity to take a final exam and have a free "Certificate of Completion" mailed to you. Register now by completing the form on the right. All fields are required.

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