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.
Let’s celebrate a year since the first HeroesX project launched!
You can post your stories or videos in this week’s Friday anniversary ‘Video’ cafe any time.
And we can meet in the Social Chatroom to say hello to old friends and new — there is usually somebody logged on to Hour 25.
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?