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Homeric Greek |Odyssey 1.125–135: Receiving a guest, and seating arrangements

We are pleased to share this segment in the CHS series on reading Homeric epic in ancient Greek. In each installment we read, translate, and discuss a small passage in the original Greek in the most accessible way. In this segment, Gregory Nagy, Leonard Muellner, and Douglas Frame read Odyssey 1.125–135. Topics include: what Telemachus does with Athena's spear, different types of seats and seating arrangements, a comparison of this… Read more