Posts Tagged by Book Club
|July 1, 2019||Filled under Book Club, Featured||
“Hercules was taught to drive a chariot by Amphitryon, to wrestle by Autolycus, to shoot with the bow by Eurytus, to fence by Castor, and to play the lyre by Linus. … Even by the look of him it was plain that he was a son of Zeus” The Book Club selection for July is the second installment of Apollodorus Library. Read more…
|May 1, 2019||Filled under Book Club, Featured||
The Book Club selection for May is a drama: Seneca the Younger’s Oedipus. The discussion will start and continue in the forum, with a live conversation on Tuesday May 28th at 11 a.m. EDT.
There will also be a community reading on Tuesday May 21st at 11 a.m. EDT Read more…
|March 15, 2019||Filled under Book Club, Featured||
Discussion is continuing in the Forum about the current Book Club topic, Xenophon Memorabilia. Meanwhile here is a foretaste of the Spring/Summer selections. As in previous years, we will tackle a longer work in its entirety during June, July, and August. Further details will be posted at the beginning of the months in question. Read more…
|February 1, 2019||Filled under Book Club, Featured||
“Note also these inscriptions here, ‘Know thyself’ and ‘Avoid extremes,’ how many philosophic inquiries have they set on foot, and what a horde of discourses has sprung up from each, as from a seed ! And no less productive of discourse than any one of them, as I think, is the present subject of inquiry.” This month’s Book Club will comprise selections from Plutarch, who spent time as a priest at Delphi. Hangout discussion: Tuesday, February 26. Read more…
|January 1, 2019||Filled under Book Club, Featured||
To make a light-hearted start to the new year, this month’s Book Club selection is a Roman comedy by Plautus, Rudens, “the Rope”.
As usual, the conversation will start and continue in the Forum, with Google Hangouts on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, at 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. EST. Read more…