Road Scholar,“ The Iliad and the Odyssey and the Greek Philosophers”: CA

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August 18, 2013 – August 24, 2013 all-day
St. Nicholas Ranch & Retreat Center
CA 93621

Camp, St. Nicholas

“The Iliad and the Odyssey and the Greek Philosophers”. Experience Greece Without Leaving the USA. Experience the sights, sounds and taste of modern Greece. Learn about Greek traditions, culture, folklore and cuisine; listen to Greek music and learn basic Greek dances. A wonderful preparation for a trip to Greece!

For more than twenty five years, Saint Nicholas Ranch has partnered with Elderhostel, Inc. to provide outstanding adventures in lifelong learning through our Road Scholar programs. All of our Road Scholar programs offer a taste of the best we have to offer: Greek food, culture and hospitality along with lectures by college professors and experts in their fields.

 To register for a Road Scholar program at Saint Nicholas Ranch contact Road Scholar at 1-800-454-5768 or

The Iliad and the Odyssey

The epic poetry of Homer continues to draw the modern reader. Explore the myth and history of his works; meet Agamemnon, Odysseus and Helen, whose face launched a thousand ships. Lovers of literature, poetry, and classics will enjoy this adventure.

 The Greek Philosophers

Plato? Aristotle? Heraclitus? Just who were these philosophers whose names we keep hearing, but never quite got to know? Meet the thinkers who began the stream of western thought and discover why their quest continues to exert a profound influence.

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