Monthly Archives: June 2005

Homer: final call

We had the final call last night – and a spirited conversation about the Odyssey. Unfortunately, the audio recorder did not work correctly and only captured one side of the conversation – so much of what we discussed is lost 🙂 I’ll note that we … Continue reading

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Next call; next book

Quick reminder about our call next week: Wed, June 29 8pm ET 1-712-824-4400 Participant code: 71822 # We’ll discuss: – Odyssey – briefly talk about our next book – Herodotus “Histories” (or, more accurately translated, “Inquiries”). ————–… Continue reading

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Favorite passages?

Pat and I recently discussed how much we love the language – how Homer says so much in so few words. Peter James, in his post from last week, remarked on the language, the subtle recurrences and nuances. “…the rosy hue of dawn is revisted, the s… Continue reading

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