Book Club

Book Club | June 2019: Apollodorus Library, Book 1

"Sky was the first who ruled over the whole world. And having wedded Earth, he begat first the Hundred-handed, as they are named: Briareus, Gyes, Cottus, who were unsurpassed in size and might, each of them having a hundred hands and fifty heads." The Book Club selection for June is the first installment of Apollodorus Library. Read more

Book Club | May 2019: Seneca Oedipus

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

Book Club | April 2019: Casey Dué Achilles Unbound

The Book Club readings for this month are from Casey Dué's recent book, Achilles Unbound: Multiformity and Tradition in the Homeric Epics, which is available to read for free on the CHS website. Discussion will start and continue in the forum, with the Google Hangout meetings on Tuesday, April 30th. Read more

Book Club | Spring and Summer 2019

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