Program Details

From the OLLI Archives:  Homer's  Iliad: The Timeless Relevance of an Ancient Classic

Daphne Nikolopoulos
Video Catch-up

Course Description

OLLI breaks into their Archives to bring you one of their most popular video documentaries! Daphne Nikolopoulos, author and editor-in-chief of Palm Beach Illustrated, delves into Homer's, "The Iliad," analyzing key characters and universal themes that make this epic poem a classic that continues to resonate today. PRE-RECORDED PRESENTATION - NO INSTRUCTOR PRESENT.

About the Instructor

  • Daphne Nikolopoulos, writing as D.J. Niko, is the author of The Sarah Weston Chronicles archaeological thriller series. Books in the series include The Tenth Saint, which won the Gold Medal in the juried Florida Book Awards' popular fiction category, The Riddle of Solomon, and The Oracle. She also is the author of The Judgment, a historical novel set in 10th century BCE Israel and Egypt, which was awarded a national bronze medal in the Independent Publisher Awards. A career journalist who has worked in the U.S. and Europe, Nikolopoulos is currently the Editor in Chief of Palm Beach Illustrated magazine and Editorial Director of Palm Beach Media Group. A native of Athens, Greece, she has traveled to and lived in various parts of the world – including out of a backpack for two years. She is a second-year MFA candidate at the University of California, Riverside.