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Ancient Cuisine Philosophy For 500, Jack! The Odyssey To Yum Yum Cha To Nineveh To Cajun Country.

Why would this episode of Empires, Cannibals and Magic Fish Bones begin with Jacques-Louis David’s The Death of Socrates?  Ah, just you wait–death, drink, friends, and something sacred are all in the air. 1,765 more words

Lend Me Your Earphones

I like reading. I’d like to think of myself as someone who reads a pretty decent amount. I mean not as much as I used to, but give me a good book and I plough through it fairly quickly and with lots of enthusiasm. 696 more words

Price of vanity

Homer’s Iliad

a golden apple
handpicked from Hera’s orchard
will lead to great war

J M Lysun

Haiku - Poetry

READINGS FROM THE ILIAD / PT. 2

READINGS FROM THE ILIAD / THE STORY OF TROY
The greatest epic of Western Civilisation

Session Two: from Homer to Rumi, the secret of the Iliad. 70 more words

Rumi's Cave

One Brave Soul’s Courageous Attempt to Transcribe some of the Proemium of the Iliad into Mycenaean Linear B

One Brave Soul’s Courageous Attempt to Transcribe some of the Proemium of the Iliad into Mycenaean Linear B (Click to ENLARGE):



Now I must admit that when I ran across this wonderful exercise some brave soul recently undertook to try to translate at least some of the… 243 more words
Linear B

End of our Translation of the Introduction to Book II of the Iliad: lines 109-130

End of our Translation of the Introduction to Book II of the Iliad: lines 109-130 Click to ENLARGE: 



As I promised in my last post, I would draw to a definite conclusion my translation of the Introduction to Book II of the… 227 more words
Linear B

Troy High by Shana Norris

So what happens when Helen of Troy goes to your high school? Well, according to Troy High by Shana Norris, a whole bunch of ridiculous high school pranks between two rival high schools. 164 more words

Young Adult