Homeric Greek | Odyssey 1.99–112: Athena at the threshold

Gregory Nagy, Leonard Muellner, and Douglas Frame read, translate, and discuss Odyssey 1.99–112 in the original Greek in the most accessible way. Topics include: dēmos in Homeric diction and dāmos in Linear B, the significance of Athena’s spear, the Taphians, the threshold of the house, our first impression of the suitors, how particles can help us visualize the scene, and more! Read more