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The Times they are a-Changing

Thursday 25 August 2016, week 15: Buldir Island, 19:10

Time is rapidly flying by, and mere days are left before we Buldirians leave our summer home. 488 more words


Little Character Moments

I’ve been extremely impressed with a couple of the character moments I’m finding in Book 11 of the Illiad and I felt that I just wanted to share a couple of them really quickly because, for some reason, they just kind of spoke to me. 375 more words

Book Talks

Iliadic Interpretations - an analysis of myth

Homer’s presentation of the Iliad tells us of the importance of honour, and uses the form of power struggles and an abuse of authority to do so. 1,691 more words



Εὖ γὰρ ἐγὼ τόδε οἶδα κατὰ φρένα καὶ κατὰ θυμόν·
ἔσσεται ἦμαρ ὅτ’ ἄν ποτ’ ὀλώλῃ Ἴλιος ἱρὴ
καὶ Πρίαμος καὶ λαὸς ἐυμμελίω Πριάμοιο.
ἀλλ’ οὔ μοι Τρώων τόσσον μέλει ἄλγος ὀπίσσω,