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Monthly Archives: November 2010
Affirms That Library Is Place to Seek Supreme Truth Benedict XVI is emphasizing the importance of books in the history of the Church of Rome, and that the library is a place for all who seek truth. The Pope affirmed … Continue reading
Since we’re on The Odyssey, here’s a poem from Barbara Hamby’s collection, All Night Lingo Tango: Underarm is more like it. In The Odyssey, Book V, when Athena wheedles Zeus into sending Hermes to coax yummy Calypso into letting me … Continue reading
Reading Homer the other day I thought of this from Kate Beaton: I suppose ancient Greece is as good a place as any to find bawdy humor. Here’s the whole story of Mars and Venus from The Odyssey, Book VIII, … Continue reading