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Dreamless Book Review

Hello! Long time no see i know.
I didn’t forget about the blog, just got a little overwhelmed with work.
I did see “The Imitation Game” and i’m making a post about it. 526 more words

English

Sidewalk roundup

I was trying to find a funny quote I almost remember about falling into a pothole if you constantly keep your head up, but the internet is so very full of quotes that I’m finding it impossible. 215 more words

Words

Homer's Odyssey Book 4: Helen of Troy again

My last post was on the Sirens in the Odyssey, and as a follow up I thought I’d write a quick post about how Helen is portrayed in the  909 more words

Poetry

Another Day, another Word on Helen: Paris Plays Andrew Marvell (Ovid, Heroides XVI.283-290)

The past two days we heard from Homer and Herodotus on Helen. Today Ovid gives voice to Paris’ words of seduction before the war ever happened: 134 more words

Latin

It is just the natural evolution of me as a human being. I don’t know what I am going to become

It is just the natural evolution of me as a human being. I don’t know what I am going to become, nobody does. I feel like a butterfly emerging from the chrysalis. 131 more words

On Faust, Black Magic, and the Singularity:

‘It is the theme of black magic through which Goethe’s Faust is linked, in almost a sixteenth-century fashion, with Goethe’s morality of knowledge. What, we may well ask, can black magic mean to Goethe’s sophisticated mind? 396 more words

Inspiration

Çanakkale to Kuşadasi (Turkey 4)

We left Çanakkale early this morning to be at Troy before the crowds. You are all familiar with the story of the Trojan horse, no, not a computer virus, and Helen of Troy, the most beautiful woman in the world. 301 more words

Turkey