Three millennia after its composition, there are many obstacles to understanding this pillar of western literature – but the effort is worth it
When I first read Homer, I did not experience the same sublime ecstasy as Keats. No wild surmise for me! Instead, I experienced mild disappointment, considerable confusion and strong annoyance.
That all changed – but for now, let’s focus on the negative. …
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