Posts Tagged by Indo-European
|August 29, 2017||Filled under Featured, Visiting Scholars||
We were pleased to welcome Kevin McGrath for an Open House discussion about Indo-European Epic Poetry.
Before the event you might like to read and think carefully about Odyssey 8.487–491:
“Demodokos, I admire and pointedly praise you, more than any other human. Either the Muse, child of Zeus, taught you, or Apollo. All too well, in accord with its kosmos, do you sing the fate of the Achaeans—all the things the Achaeans did and all the things that were done to them, and they suffered for it—you sing it as if you yourself had been present or had heard it from someone else.” Read more…