Aeschylus update


How’s the reading of “The Persians” going?


P.S. We went to the Harvard Club in New York last night to hear a Professor lecture on Ovid, the Roman poet. It was GREAT. Can’t wait until we read Ovid (the professor agreed to come onto the phone and speak to us).

23. November 2005 by readingodysseyauthor
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  1. <p>Walter – I asked Professor Paul Cartledge, A.G. Leventis Chair of Greek Culture at Cambridge.</p><p>Here’s what he said:</p><p>"Absolutely no trace – we know he died in Sicily in 456 BCE, at a place called Gela – allegedly because an eagle dropped a tortoise on his bald pate, thinking it was a good rock to crack open the tortoise’s shell on!</p><p>This link references the story – or myth:</p><p><a href=";pg=PA30&amp;lpg=PA30&amp;dq=gela+sicily+actors+pilgrimage&amp;source=bl&amp;ots=f2vwSd4jF5&amp;sig=rCJXZpvpVEXGk5u_pZpdW4Paarw&amp;hl=en&amp;ei=gJHFTOHXLNHPjAe6ptS5BQ&amp;sa=X&amp;oi=book_result&amp;ct=result&amp;resnum=2&amp;ved=0CBkQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&amp;q&amp;f=false&quot; rel="nofollow">;pg=PA30&amp;lpg=PA30&amp;dq=gela+sicily+actors+pilgrimage&amp;source=bl&amp;ots=f2vwSd4jF5&amp;sig=rCJXZpvpVEXGk5u_pZpdW4Paarw&amp;hl=en&amp;ei=gJHFTOHXLNHPjAe6ptS5BQ&amp;sa=X&amp;oi=book_result&amp;ct=result&amp;resnum=2&amp;ved=0CBkQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&amp;q&amp;f=false</a></p><p><br>Thanks, Phil </p>