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Social Studies

Irish Myth and Legend. St. Patrick's Day History and Lore Class!

Irish and Celtic myth continue to influence Western tradition and superstition. Find out how and why.
Sondra Rapoport, former Harvard teacher
466 total reviews for this teacher
7 reviews for this class
Completed by 54 learners
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55 minutes
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This class is taught in English.
Students will come away with an understanding of the world Irish history and folklore and the role it plays in the modern holiday of St. Patrick's Day.
Hello! I’m Sondra Rapoport, your friendly neighborhood Roman Historian. I taught with Harvard University's Dept of Classics for 6 years as a Head Teaching Fellow. I taught classes on The Rome of Augustus and Roman Games and won awards for distinction in teaching each semester I taught with Harvard. I also taught History of Ancient Egypt at Tufts University and worked for years on the Giza Project. This project catalogues, translates, and researches the 150 years of archaeological discovery around the Great Pyramids.  Now, I homeschool my son and I greatly enjoy adapting my knowledge and classes designed for university level to each of his grade levels. 
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Oxford Classical Dictionary and Oxford Companion to Classical Civilizations
A Treasury of Irish Myth, Legend, and Folklore (Yeats)
The Cambridge History of The Middle Ages (Fossier)
Celtic Myths and Legends (Rolleston)


Sondra Rapoport, former Harvard teacher
Lives in the United States
Former Harvard Teacher
466 total reviews
413 completed classes

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