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Homers' Odyssey - Book III - Extras

Now that we went through book III of Odyssey, we can explain some of the names mentioned in the post.

Patroclus

Patroclus was a dear friend of Achilles who was the greatest warrior of Achaeans.  462 more words

Mythology

Thetis Bringing the Armour to Achilles by John Flaxman

Thetis Bringing the Armour to Achilles by John Flaxman 
Published in The Iliad of Homer, 1793

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one of my favorite things to do is read 1 star amazon reviews from people who are astonished and upset that someone wrote a book about achilles and patroclus being gay

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The Song of Achilles – Madeline Miller

This book is not what I thought. At all. I picked up this book because it was a suggested read of one of my favorite authors. 537 more words

Fiction

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. Despite their difference, Achilles befriends the shamed prince, and as they grow into young men skilled in the arts of war and medicine, their bond blossoms into something deeper – despite the displeasure of Achilles’ mother Thetis, a cruel sea goddess.

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Book Review

Burying the Beloved: Love and Loss in Madeline Miller's Song of Achilles

What would you do if the love of your life was taking on something that you knew would kill them?

Homer’s Iliad is a mainstay of western culture, one of the first epics to be written down in that tradition. 1,054 more words

Humanity

Pathos Patronatus

Pathos Patronatus

Recovering a fallen brother. Inspired by the conflict over Patroclus in Homer’s Illiad, and a statue that it inspired. 844 more words

Art