Monthly Archives: September 2012

The American Conservative Blogs The Odyssey–And Likes It

Rod Dreher, a former columnist for the Dallas Morning News and author of one of the longest-titled books in publishing history, has been blogging his journey reading Robert Fagles’ translation of The Odyssey with his older son. We here at the Read… Continue reading

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Herodotus Book 1 audio recording September 12, 2012

Here is the audio recording for the Herodotus reading group. Listen online or download the mp3 file and listen to it as a podcast on your mp3 player. Continue reading

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Look for the ‘history’

Dear fellow Herodotus readers, Herodotus was not the first person to write about past events; he was not even the first Greek to write about past events. However, he seems to be the first to write “historia” (i.e. “researches”) that went beyond a … Continue reading

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