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Babad Mourinho: Achilles dari Setúbal

Jose Mourinho memang bukan orang biasa. Ia adalah manajer sepak bola yang bisa bicara lima bahasa. Pemahaman taktik dan kepercayaan dirinya tinggi. Ia pun telah meraih sukses di empat negara berbeda. 2,252 more words

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The Song Of Achilles, 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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It's a bloody, business

It’s a bloody, business

For the barons
and the un-baroned
the never-to-be-clothed
in that Patroclean armour
of lent benighted items

We prefer the war hammer… 45 more words


Greek Mythology 201: Trojan War of Thrones

I mean to write this when it was more topical, but the end of the convention season this year has been a whirlwind. So, instead of a few days ago, I recently heard about… 1,488 more words

Greek Mythology

Brushwork - Friday 25th September

I moved jobs this week to a place much closer to home, which means that hobby time is now a little more available to me – hopefully that will mean I can get a bit more done each week! 487 more words


A Particular Greek Hero and His Companion

Unlike several books I read recently, this certain novel has been sitting in the back of my mind for a long time, waiting for me to finally give in and give the book a try. 571 more words


The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

OH NOOOO I’m losing it!  This book made me feel EVERYTHING, and there’s no way this review will be anything coherent.  I guess I know why  508 more words