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HeroesX and Homeric Greek

When I tell people about the HeroesX project or learning ancient Greek, I mostly see an implicit question mark on their faces. They kindly swim around the question, “What are you going to do with it?” Let’s face it: no one is speaking ancient Greek—let alone Homeric Greek—and knowledge of the Iliad and Odyssey may not impress most employers. The question of "why" is a valid one. Read more

Watch: Gregory Nagy on Greek Lyric

We are pleased to share the following video. It features Professor Gregory Nagy leading a discussion for the Sunoikisis Greek Lyric class from the fall of 2013.   Gregory Nagy is the Francis Jones Professor of Classical Greek Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University, and… Read more

Chat with Artist Glynnis Fawkes Feb. 6th

Artist Glynnis Fawkes will visit Hour 25 on Thursday, February 6th from 2:00 – 2:45 p.m. EST (Boston, MA) to discuss her work illustrating Homeric Hymns. This event will be held in the Project Chatroom. [Look up the time of this chat in your time zone.] We hope you… Read more