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The nonprofit Reading Odyssey is a partnership between scholars and readers with a mission to help more adults reignite their curiousity and lifelong learning. See our Board of Directors 2013 programs Reading Odyssey is currently working on a sche… Continue reading

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Reading Odyssey Annual Report – 2011

We have created our first annual report in order to keep our growing community apprised of where we’ve been and where we are going.You can download or read it here: The report details a number of things. We had a great year in 2011 – and reached t… Continue reading

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Aching for the Iliad on Super Bowl Sunday

Hope you enjoy the Super Bowl (or not as the case may be). And whether or not you believe there is something to the Hector-Achilles-like duel between Brady and Manning, you might enjoy this tidbit from the New York Times “1-page” magazine (page 9 … Continue reading

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Some ‘Ancient Greek’ online games

Here are several online ‘Ancient Greek’ games. I particularly like “Zeno” but they are all quite clever and fun to play. To play: – click on the link below – click to start – and then type the first letter of the game you want to play – i.e. “Z” f… Continue reading

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The Music of the Proper Names in Homer – A Guide to Pronunication

James Romm, Professor of Classics at Bard College, friend and board member of Reading Odyssey, provides in this podcast a guide to prononuncation in Homer. This short podcast is intended for anyone reading Homer and especially for Reading Odyssey … Continue reading

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James Romm at the New York Public Library, Wed Nov 2?

James Romm, editor of The Landmark Arrian, which we are reading now in two Reading Odyssey groups and the author of the newly published, Ghost on the Throne: The Death of Alexander the Great and the War for Crown and Empire, will be speaking at th… Continue reading

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Paul Cartledge "The Context and Meaning of the Battle of Marathon – Why We Have Been Celebrating the 2,500 Year Anniversary of the Battle of Marathon" – Marathon2500 Lecture #9

Professor Paul Cartledge, A.G. Leventis Professor Greek Culture, Cambridge University and Hellenic Parliament Global Distinguished Professor in the History and Theory of Democracy at New York University, delivered on September 21, 2011 in front of… Continue reading

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