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Group tag: classics


Ancient History

2,011 members

Group for talking about ancient history, particularly Greek and Roman, but also including that of other ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern peoples.

Geeks who love the Classics

557 members

For those of us who like reading and discussing the classics.


459 members

For everyone who is avid about English literature from all time periods. If your blood pulsates at the word "Bloomsbury" or if the name "Wickham" makes you hiss, if you can envision Pooter painting…

New York Review Books

396 members

A group for fans of imprints of the New York Review Books. The neglected classics that are being rediscovered and republished, both the Classics and the Children's Classics. Feel free to discuss…

Someone explain it to me...

128 members

Maybe the book has been recommended to you over and over again. Or it's a classic. But every time you try to read it, it bores you, angers you, or fails to capture your interest. Luckily, there's…

Learning Ancient Greek

38 members

A site for all of us who are learning Classical Greek, whether at school or as adults. A place to compare learning experiences, to recommend websites and books, in short for anyone caught up in the…

Group Reads - Literature (Dormant)

333 members

This is a "support group" of sorts for those of us reading some of the major works of literature. Come here to share your thoughts, struggles and triumphs about the current book. Quote of the month:…

Le Groupe des Mignon Photos (Dormant)

349 members

Lingua Latina (Dormant)

294 members

For anyone who enjoys Latin, the language of the Romans, the western Church, and -- until recently -- academics of all stripes. This group also serves as the discussion forum for the translation of…

Homer, the Trojan war, and pre-classical Greece (Dormant)

138 members

A group for anyone interested in what historical reality may lie behind the legend of the Trojan war, in how and over what period the Iliad and the Odyssey were composed, and anyone interested in the…

Reading Great Books (Dormant)

43 members

This group is for discussing the goal of reading the books that are considered "Great".

The Island - Books from Lost (Dormant)

37 members

This group is dedicated to discussing books from the TV series, Lost. We are also working on cataloging all of the books found on the island. These books can be found in the library of user…

Wir Philologen (Dormant)

50 members

If you have or are working toward a degree in classics (classical studies, classical philology, Greek, Latin), this group is for you, especially if you're interested in the history of classical…

Adventure Classics (Dormant)

54 members

For classic adventuring literature. This includes books by Robert E Howard, HP Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, Lord Dunsany, Edgar Rice Burroughs, HG Wells, Jules Vernes, and others of that era. Pulp…

Alexander the Great (Dormant)

55 members

Books and talk about Alexander of Macedon, the most important figure of ancient history... dammit.

Hellas (Dormant)

41 members

A group for people who like the literature and language of Ancient Greece. Tragedy, epic, linguistics, everything is up for discussion.

Canon (Dormant)

29 members

Is a canon desirable? Is a canon necessary? How does a canon emerge? And which books should be included? What do you think? Related Tags: Canon, Western Canon

Must read classics (Dormant)

5 members

We all have those book titles in our head that, when mentioned, we get that sudden sense of familiarity, yet we might not know what the book is about or even who wrote it. That's what I call a…

Classical Greek (Dormant)

13 members

A group for anyone interested in Classical Greek language: Homeric, Koine— all dialects, and all levels of ability are welcome.

Librivox Listening Community (Dormant)

11 members

New group for listeners of Librivox audio books. Share your reviews, comments, likes, dislikes of audiobooks available at Librivox.org. Discuss volunteering and suggest new books to be recorded.

All Hail King Edward VII! (Dormant)

3 members

A group for people who love Downton Abbey and All things Edwardian, including Titanic, which may have its own group someday. This lovely time period is known for bringing about such lovely pieces of…

Canonical Literature for Each Discipline (Dormant)

1 member

This group is to discuss and recommend the canonical literature for each discipline of study. It is intended to contain non-fiction titles. It should focus on either the classics of each discipline…

AlphaMax Academy (Dormant)

1 member

Students of AlphaMax Academy who are pursuing a regular reading program of classics in Literature.

Great Books of the Western World (Dormant)

12 members

Encyclopedia Britannica's version of the Western Canon. Discuss your own insights and interpretations on any of these books you have read. Learn more about this set here:…


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