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Ancient Greek Epics Help Veterans Cope with Stress

With so many U.S. veterans returning from conflict with physical and psychological problems, it is hard to help them acclimate to life back home. Ironically,...

First Woman to Translate Homer’s ‘Odyssey’ into English

Classicist Emily Wilson, is the first woman who has translated 'The Odyssey' by Homer, giving a fresh approach to the text, as New York...

‘The Ancient Greek Hero’ in Boston

Have you ever pondered what it means to be human nowadays? Considering the fact that this question is extremely vague and difficult to be...
Marathon Reading of The Iliad

Homerathons: Marathon Readings of Homer’s Poems

The renowned epic poems of Homer -- the Iliad and the Odyssey -- have been extremely appreciated in foreign universities and especially in the...

Mystery Handwriting in 500-Year-Old ‘Odyssey’ Copy Deciphered

The University of Chicago Library has finally managed to solve a mystery surrounding some unrecognizable handwriting found in a copy of Homer’s ancient Greek epic...

Iliad Marathon Reading at Northwestern University, Illinois

The Department of Classics of Northwestern University in Illinois, has organized a marathon reading of “The Iliad,” the famous epic poem of Homer. The reading...

MIT: Most Famous People of the Past 6,000 Years are Greek Figures

There are many ways of being a celebrity, but according to Australian writer Clive James, Jesus Christ for example, was the first to have...

English Words Originated From Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey (Part 1)

Two words for you today that came from the Greek Poet Homer. The word amen comes from the latin "amen," the well known amen that...

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