Celebrate Valentine’s Day on Hour 25!
Some say an army of horsemen,
some of footsoldiers, some of ships,
is the fairest thing on the black earth,
but I say it is what one loves.
(Sappho 16, lines 1-4, trans. Julia Dubnoff)
Join us on Friday, February 14 in the Hour 25 Project Chatroom from 1:00-2:00 p.m EST for a community discussion about the beautiful poems of Sappho!
The Hour 25 Book Club will also host a live chat on Sappho in the Project Chatroom on Tuesday, February 25 at 1:00 p.m EST.
For additional information or to sign up for this event, please respond to the associated topic in the discussion forum.
On Thursday May 23rd at 4:00 p.m EDT Professor Gregory Nagy and his friends will join members of Hour 25 for a live discussion and broadcast via Google hangout to discuss;
How is kingship depicted and does it reflect the historical situation?
If Nestor is ‘never at fault’ does that affect how we can understand his role in the Odyssey?
- Is Odysseus the last of the epic heroes, and if so, what about Telemakhos’ generation?