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A Commentary on the Homeric Batrakhomuomakhia, Part 15: Lines 198-225

This is the fifteenth installment of our commentary on the Homeric “Battle of Frogs and Mice”.

198 πάντες δ’ αὖτ’ εἰσῆλθον ἀολλέες εἰς ἕνα χῶρον. 1,670 more words

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Lionsgate to Adapt The Odyssey

The first great European adventure story, The Odyssey by Homer, is being adapted again to the big screen, this time by Lionsgate. So far the project includes director Francis Lawrence and producer Nina Jacobson (of the Hunger Games movie adaptation fame), and writer Peter Craig (known for co-screenwriting The Town and Mockingjay Part 1 and Part 2). 78 more words

Ooh, Shiny!

A Grand Day Out Part 2: From Up There

Reconnaissance: Military. a search made for useful military information in the field,especially by examining the ground.

I’m not military but replace military with water taxi. I guess that I cheat a little bit using the airplane to reconnoiter for my day job but seriously, how could this not be useful… 360 more words

Flying

HOMER SPECTACULAR HOMER and SELDOVIA

As we crested the viewpoint hill just before Homer, our breath was taken away with the beauty of the mountains across from Homer and the Kachemak Bay. 535 more words

Epic Road Trip

ARCHEOLOGY SHOULD OPEN ITS RESEARCH TO NEW FRONTIERS (b)

(BEING CONTINUED FROM 8/8/14)

THE FORGOTTEN GEOGRAPHIC AND PHYSICAL – OCEANOGRAPHIC
KNOWLEDGE OF THE PREHISTORIC GREEKS

3. The Genealogy of Gods
3.1 General
According to the genealogy of gods, demigods, heroes, and the other protagonists of the Greek Mythology, mentioned in Hesiod’s Theogeny, the Titans belong to the third generation and they are the offsprings of Gaea (1st generation) and Uranus I(Heaven) (2nd generation). 2,669 more words

ARCHAEOLOGIE

A Commentary on the Homeric Batrakhomuomakia, Part 14: Lines 177-197

This is the fourteenth installment of our commentary on the Homeric “Battle of Frogs and Mice”:

177 ῝Ως ἄρ’ ἔφη Κρονίδης· τὸν δὲ προσέειπεν ᾿Αθήνη· 1,407 more words

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