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The Romance of Tristan and Iseult- Joseph Bédier

I’ve started my classics club challenge with one of my favorite things ever: Arthurian legends. I’ve read Mallory’s “le Morte d’Arthur” more times than I can count, and his version of the stories is the one I’m most familiar with. 231 more words

Classics Club

Classics Reading List

So I’ve decided to join the classics club and read all these classics by  June 2018 . I’ll be breaking it up with more challenges and such, and I’ll probably have a separate list for more “fun” books because unfortunately I don’t have the brain power to read serious books all the time. 658 more words

Classics Club

A thought

It is very nice to think
The world is full of meat and drink,
With little children saying grace
In every Christian kind of place.

Readings

My Love Is Like To Ice

My love is like to ice, and I to fire:
How comes it then that this her cold so great
Is not dissolved through my so hot desire, 93 more words

Readings

The Carpenter's Son

“Here the hangman stops his cart:
Now the best of friends must part.
Fare you well, for ill fare I:
Live, lads, and I will die. 152 more words

Classical Literature

The Odyssey

The Odyssey – Homer

I had to study this text for my Classical and Biblical module last year and whilst it’s not the sort of material I usually blog about, I thought I’d write a post about it because I was surprised at how much I enjoyed it, and it’s actually a lot more accessible than most people think.  458 more words

Rod Dreher on Dante for Millenials

Over here. But allow me to share some of my favorite points:

Nevertheless, Inferno is the book most relevant to young adults, most of whom will not have yet made the errors of passion that landed the middle-aged Dante in the dark wood.

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Philosophy