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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Virgil’s The Aeneid, Book 5

Due pressing time to get to other events that are necessities tonight such as visiting with my eldest daughter after her first canoe trip, let me suffice this to say we have discussed Virgil and The Aeneid previously. The Aendeid, … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Aeneid – Virgil

Arma virumque cano  – Virgil “I sing of arms and of a man…” Virgil’s masterpiece, the Aeneid is a Latin epic poem widely regarded as one of the greatest master works of that genre.  It is a retelling of the legend of … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Odyssey – Homer

Today, we turn our attention to one of the two major Greek epic poems that have been attributed in whole or in part to a blind poet who may or may not have ever lived and who may have been … Continue reading

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Day 29: For the Most Beautiful

Day 29’s challenge is to write a poem based on words from a poem we might like and words derived from it.  Having spent part of the day looking at the art of Ancient Greece and then teaching my princesses … Continue reading

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