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Some Iliad Follow-ups

Here are a few of the questions that came up during my reading group’s last call. Any good ones I missed? Are there any lost books that were part of the Iliad cycle? Is there an anti-monarchical message embedded in the portrayals of the kings … Continue reading

16. March 2012 by Arrian
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The Iliad, Visualized

The names of so many heroes and gods fly by when you’re reading or hearing the Iliad read aloud. One of the challenges (and joys!) of the Iliad is the concentration it asks of you in making an effort to balance all those characters amid so much ac… Continue reading

14. March 2012 by Arrian
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Homer Iliad1 Books 17-24 audio recording Mar 2012

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

13. March 2012 by astipanovic
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Homer Iliad1 Feb 2012 Books 9-16 audio recording

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

14. February 2012 by astipanovic
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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

05. February 2012 by Phil Terry
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Homer Iliad1 Jan 2012 Books 1-8 audio recording

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

10. January 2012 by astipanovic
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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

27. December 2011 by Phil Terry
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