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Review: 'The Song of Achilles' by Madeline Miller

It’s been awarded to the eyeballs, so ‘The Song of Achilles’ has been on my reading list for a long time, and what a song it has to sing. 448 more words

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Review: The Song Of Achilles

There are some books that you read and enjoy so much that you immediately want to run down the streets with armfuls of the book, shoving it at random people because the story is genius and you think everyone deserves to read it – 500 more words


Book review: The Song of Achilles (Madeline Miller)

Title: The Song of Achilles
Author: Madeline Miller
Page count: 352 pages
Rating: 5/5 stars (and as soon as I find a way to give more than a 100% rating I will up the rating) 965 more words


Words Crush Wednesday - Homeric Version

Since it’s Pride Month, I thought I’d let the rest of the month’s Words Crush Wednesday quotes focus on the homoerotic passages in the Iliad… 541 more words

Greek Mythology

A book that was originally written in a different language: Iliad

Reviewing Homer’s Iliad seems absurd. It’s such an important piece of writing that other things I love have stemmed from so it doesn’t feel like something that can be condensed into a casual review. 370 more words

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Whom The Forest Obeys: Briseis And The War at Troy

OKAY SO HERE’S THE DEAL. For the final project of my Mythology course this semester, we had to create a “Lost Myth”, that is, take a character we’ve already examined and create a lost adventure starring that hero/heroine that reflects the premise of myth and the concepts we’ve discussed over the course. 1,784 more words

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P is for Patroclos

Finally, we’re up to P!  Patroclos is definitely my favorite character in the Trojan War, and quite possibly my favorite mortal in all the Greek myths. 3,652 more words

Greek Mythology