Posts Tagged by cattle raid
|May 10, 2019||Filled under Featured, Topic for Discussion||
“I will swear a great oath by my father’s head and vow that neither am I guilty [aitios] myself, neither have I seen any other thief [klopos] of your cows —whatever cows may be; for I know them only by hearsay [kleos].”
Following the recent posts “Divine Doppelgänger: Hermes and Odysseus” and “The Divine Doublet: Odysseus and Hermes,” I became intrigued to learn more about Hermes as deceiver, as portrayed in the Homeric Hymns. Read more…
|May 7, 2016||Filled under Book Club, Community, Featured||
Fair, of deeds, the man I see;
Wounded sore is his fair skin;
On his brow shines hero’s light;
Victory’s seat is in his face!
Our next Book Club selection is the Irish epic Cattle-Raid of Cooley (Táin Bó Cúalnge), part of which formed the basis for the recent CHS Open House discussion with Richard Martin. Our Book Club discussion will start and continue in the forum, and by Google+ Hangout on Tuesday, May 31 at 11 a.m. EDT. Read more…
|April 28, 2016||Filled under Community, Featured, Visiting Scholars||
We were pleased to welcome Professor Richard Martin, Anthony and Isabelle Raubitschek Professor in Classics at Stanford University, for our CHS Open House discussion on Táin, concentrating on The Cattle-Raid of Cooley, numbers 7–7b, on the young Cuchulain.
The discussion will take place on Thursday, May 5 at 11:00 a.m. EDT. Read more…