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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

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

Sepak Bola

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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Book Reviews

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

Poetry

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