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Monthly Archives: August 2012
Excursion to Field Museum
For our Sunday excursion to the Chicago Field Museum, please plan to arrive at the parking lot by the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore by 9:45 am. The bus will leave campus at 10 am. Estimated arrival in Chicago is 11 … Continue reading
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Odysseus’ Dirty Linen
The Phaiakians have always been among my favorite people in the Odyssey, and none more so than the young princess Nausikaa. I like the Phaiakians because of their all-around weirdness (just listen to the names at VIII 118-26!), as well … Continue reading
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Sample Blog Post for the Odyssey
We ran out of time to finish our discussion of the role that physical space plays in the Odyssey, and so I would like to use my first blog post to talk a little bit about the ways in which I … Continue reading
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Study Questions for Odyssey IV-VI
Here are some more study questions for the next three books of the Odyssey. I will put up a longer blog post that might serve as a model for your own contributions over the weekend. Please also remember that the “comments” … Continue reading
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Approaching the Odyssey
For Thursday, you will read the first two books of Homer’s Odyssey. As you do so, you should keep in mind that the division into books is a modern convention; the ancient Greek text had no subdivisions. The illustrative titles, … Continue reading
Some background on the Odyssey
I enjoyed meeting you all today and hope you look forward to getting started on the Odyssey! Below is some background information that should be especially useful to those of you who have never read the poem, but will hopefully … Continue reading
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Welcome to “Fictions of the Known World”!
Welcome to our University Seminar, “Fictions of the Known World”! I look forward to meeting you all next week. In the meantime, you can take a sneak peek at our syllabus and course schedule using the tabs at the top … Continue reading
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