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A MODERN FAMILY

This poem will make sense to those familiar with ‘The Odyssey’, the great epic poem of Classical Greece. Apologies to Homer, but if he were alive today he’d probably be writing sit-coms for a living anyway.. 260 more words

How Media Saved Me From Science

Like every other Creighton freshman, I came in as some kind of Pre-Health Science, because I had simply never considered other options or had even really looked into the world around me. 576 more words

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Finding my Way Home: Nine Years After Iraq


Friends of Padre Steve’s World,

I was thinking last night as I watched an episode of the television show The Blacklist, where the lead character, Raymond Reddington, played by James Spader made a comment about Homer’s classic Greek myth The Oddesy where he said, “Odysseus spent a decade at war. 378 more words

Faith

Top 5 Wednesday: Books to Read This Year

This week’s Top 5 Wednesday is all about the books I want to finish before the end of the year. Let’s get started!


1. One Thousand and One Nights 
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Top 5 Wednesday

The Iliad by Homer

I have a love-hate-indifferent relationship with the Iliad.  See, I tried to read it after I read the Odyssey, but I got half way through, then put it down.   113 more words

Library Updates

The Odyssey by Homer

I have read this book twice, now.  I read at about 12 and re-read it for a college class last year.  I find it to be the more interesting of Homer’s epics.   205 more words

Library Updates

The Odyssey 2

  1. Why does Nausicaa play little part after this when it looks like it could develop into quite a romance?
  2. What qualities does Odysseus reveal (and Greeks value) in the way he “deals” with Nausicaa and this delicate situation?
Greek And Roman Literature