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MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Ancient Poetry

Poetry began through spoken word and evolved as written language came into play. The first poems told stories about life, history, and culture. As languages developed and time passes it was used to express individual ideas, feelings, or experiences. 

For more information about Homer and The Odyssey or The Illiad go to:

For a wonderful interview with the curator of the Nubian jewelry exhibit:

And additional info about the collection:






Created By

Landa Ruen


English Language Arts, The Arts

Grade Level

K-2, 3-5