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QUIZ: How Would You Die in Greek Mythology?

By ElodieSeptember 26, 2017
I always figured I knew how I would die in Greek mythology (rejected, lovelorn, pecked to death by an eagle who is... More  →
QUIZ: How Would You Die in Greek Mythology?

QUIZ: What's Your Homeric Epithet?

By ElodieMay 24, 2017
If you were a character in Greek mythology, odds are Homer called you "lion-hearted Achilles" or "Ares, sacker of cities" or "Hector,... More  →
QUIZ: What's Your Homeric Epithet?

The Odyssey As Told in a Series of Texts

By ElodieMarch 8, 2017
The Odyssey is the story of one man’s journey home, and something you’ll almost certainly have to read for school. It’s also... More  →
<em>The Odyssey</em> As Told in a Series of Texts

Blogging The Odyssey: Part 12 (The End... OR IS IT?)

By ElodieNovember 18, 2016
We’ve gone on a strange journey together, haven’t we? We learned some life lessons, like "never trash talk a Cyclops," "cannibals do... More  →
Blogging <em>The Odyssey</em>: Part 12 (The End... OR IS IT?)

Snapchats from Odysseus

By ElodieNovember 15, 2016
I understand that there are people who use Snapchat, and use it well. I am not one of those people. This is largely... More  →
Snapchats from Odysseus

Blogging The Odyssey: Part 11 (The Red Wedding, Basically)

By ElodieNovember 11, 2016
Last time on Blogging The Odyssey, Penelope decided to let the suitors battle it out for the honor of her... More  →
Blogging <em>The Odyssey</em>: Part 11 (The Red Wedding, Basically)

Blogging The Odyssey: Part 10 (How to Tell If You're About to Die in a Greek Epic)

By ElodieNovember 4, 2016
Last time on Blogging The Odyssey, Odysseus was reunited with Telemachus, and it felt so good. Sometimes foreshadowing is subtle. Other... More  →
Blogging <em>The Odyssey</em>: Part 10 (How to Tell If You're About to Die in a Greek Epic)

Blogging The Odyssey: Part 9 (WOW OKAY, SO THE DOG DIES)

By ElodieOctober 28, 2016
Last time on Blogging The Odyssey, Odysseus arrived in Ithaca disguised as a gross hobo. I never watch movies where the... More  →
Blogging <em>The Odyssey</em>: Part 9 (WOW OKAY, SO THE DOG DIES)

Blogging The Odyssey: Part 8 (Odysseus is Back, and This Time It's Personal)

By ElodieOctober 21, 2016
Last time on Blogging The Odyssey, Odysseus finally finished telling his story. Presumably, this took the better part of twelve hours. Of... More  →
Blogging <em>The Odyssey</em>: Part 8 (Odysseus is Back, and This Time It's Personal)

Blogging The Odyssey: Part 7 (The Worst Ways to Die in Greek Mythology)

By ElodieOctober 14, 2016
Last time on Blogging The Odyssey, Odysseus went to the underworld and a bunch of dead people complained in his... More  →
Blogging <em>The Odyssey</em>: Part 7 (The Worst Ways to Die in Greek Mythology)