Monthly Archives: March 2007

Reminder: Herodotus Books 4 & 5 Sun. Apr 1

Reminder – we have our call coming up this Sunday for Herodotus Books 4 & 5. Sunday, April 28:00pm – 9:30pm NYT (5pm PT, 7pm CT)1 800 615 290011215# Herodotus Discussion Questions – Books IV & V 1. As invaders, the Persians are considered a formid… Continue reading

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Born to Kvetch

Hi Reading Odyssey folks– A fun call last night–thanks to Phil for providing the torchlight. A lot to ponder–went back and re-read some stuff last night, off our discussion. The book that I mentioned is by Michael Wex, “Born to Kvetch: Yiddish … Continue reading

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First call – Tuesday, March 27

We have our first call this coming Tuesday, Mar 27. GenesisTuesday, March 278:00pm New York City time U.S.: 1-800-615-2900Int’l: 1-661-705-2005 code: 11215 I look forward to speaking with you then! Phil Continue reading

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Questions for Genesis

Our group combines Jewish, Christian, Hindu and agnostic readers. I look forward to the conversations. GenesisTuesday, March 278pm NYC time1-800-615-290011215#(I’ll be sending out another number for international callers) Here are a few questions … Continue reading

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Herodotus Discussion Questions for Books IV & V

Hi Everyone,I hope your reading has been going well. Book IV is one of my favorites because it reminds me of a Scythian exhibit I saw at the Met many years ago which floored me. The gold jewelry, statues, cups found in burial sites were fantastic…. Continue reading

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300

I did go see “300” on Saturday! Wow! What a film! I was hestitant going into it because of all the pre-release hype. In my experience, this often leads to let downs. However, this film far surpassed my expectations. It told the story in an amazing… Continue reading

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Herodotus

Greetings Fellow Herodoteans,I just found out about a very interesting two-day Colloquium on Herodotus being held on Thu Mar 29-Fri Mar 30 @NYU. I am excited to tell you that Robert Strassler will be on the Friday morning panel discussion (9am) en… Continue reading

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