Book Club

Book Club | February: Beowulf

"The bold man, proud prince of the Weders, answered him, spoke a word in reply, stern under his helmet: 'We are Hygelac's table-companions; Beowulf is my name. I wish to tell my errand to the son of Healfdene, the famous prince, thy lord, if he will grant that we may greet him who is so gracious.' Wulfgar spoke—he was a man of the Wendels; his courage, his bravery and his… Read more

Upcoming Book Club Selections

We are excited to share the themes for the upcoming Hour 25 Book Club selections. Look out for further announcements with details of the texts, and the related forum threads, nearer the time! March: Herodotus April: Aesop May: Celtic mythology There will also be CHS Open House discussions to tie in with these themes. Read more

Book Club | January: The Epic of Gilgamesh

I will proclaim to the world the deeds of Gilgamesh. This was the man to whom all things were known; this was the king who knew the countries of the world. He was wise, he saw mysteries and knew secret things, he brought us a tale of the days before the flood. Read more

Book Club | Virgil: Aeneid

Our December Book Club selection is Book 1 and Book 2 of Virgil's Aeneid. I sing of arms and the man, he who, exiled by fate, first came from the coast of Troy to Italy, and to Lavinian shores – hurled about endlessly by land and sea, by the will of the gods, by cruel Juno’s remorseless anger, long suffering also in war, until he founded a city... Read more

Upcoming Book Club Selections

We are excited to share the upcoming Hour 25 Book Club selections. Look out for further announcements and forum threads nearer the time! November 17, 2015 at 11:00 a.m EST—Chapter 2 'Singers: Performance and Training' and Chapter 5 'Songs and the Song' from Singer of Tales by Albert B. Lord December 15, 2015 at 11:00 a.m EST—Book 1 and Book 2 of Aeneid by Virgil January 26, 2016 at 11:00… Read more