Category: Classical Art, History, and Literature

Resources needed for the Classical unit. 0

Resources needed for the Classical unit.

Parker, Philip.  World History.   New York: Metro Books. 2016. Print. Strickland, Carol.  The Annotated Mona Lisa.  Kansas City:  Andrew McMeel.  2007.  Print. A subscription to Curiosity Stream. Ancient Rome collection Greek Myths True...

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Meter in The Odyssey

The Odyssey uses dactylic hexameter.  To break this down, this means six feet to the verse, with the first five feet being either a dactyl or a spondee , the last always a spondee...

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Plot in The Odyssey

The story begins in medias res (in the middle of things).  Homer assumes the audience is familiar with the traditional story.  He begins at a moment of crisis, gradually drawing in the background material...

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Religion in Homer

There are many gods of human shape and with human attributes, who devote their time to feasting, intrigue, and love.  There is little of an ethical nature in his religion; the essence of the...

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What is the Homeric Question?

Q. Were the two epics (The Iliad and The Odyssey) written by Homer, a single author? A. Modern archeology, linguistic study, and literary criticism have convinced most scholars that The Iliad and The Odyssey...