The Odyssey of Homer

odysseyKeats compared discovering Homer to “finding a new planet.” What is it in Homer’s great works—and especially the Odyssey—that so enthralled him? Why have readers before and since reacted the same way?

Come join us for this 4 session DVD film course!

WHEN AND WHERE

Thursdays 7 PM – 9 PM starting April 5, 2018 at

Room 1
First Unitarian Church of Orlando
1901 E. Robinson St
Orlando FL 32803

REGISTRATION AND COST

This class is FREE and is considered “Drop-in” friendly – come for all or just your favorites in this 4 week series! Donations welcome to help support our work.

SYLLABUS

Full description of each segment at https://www.thegreatcourses.com/courses/odyssey-of-homer.html

Suggested translations:

The Odyssey of Homer by Richmond Lattimore (Translator),‎ Homer  (Author)

The segment is following by the readings in your book.

 

May 10

Class 1: The Odysssey

  • Hero’s Homecomings (1)
  • Guests and Hosts (2-4)
  • A Goddess and a Princess (5-6)
May 17, 2018

Class 2: The Odysssey

  • Odysseus Among the Phaiakians (7-9)
  • Odysseus Tells his Own Story (10-11 (line 1-375) )
  • From Persephone’s Land to the Island of Helios (11 (line 375-end) – 12)
May 31, 2018

Class 3: The Odysssey

  • The Goddess, the Swineherd and the Beggar (13-15)
  • Reunion and Return (16-17)
  • Odysseus and Penelope (18-19)
June 7, 2018

Class 4: The Odysssey

  • Recognitions and Revenge (20-22)
  • Reunion and Resolution (23-24)
  • The Trojan War and the Archaeolgists

CONTACT
Email mysticgrove@orlandouu.org for more info or to be put on  the reminder list for this class.

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