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Who Was Odysseus?

I recently published a novel, Tales of Odysseus, which is the story of Odysseus’s return from the Trojan war, based on one of Homer’s two sagas, The Odyssey. Who was Odysseus, and why did Homer make him the hero of … Continue reading

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Writing: “Tales of Odysseus”

I have just published my book “Tales of Odysseus” in kindle and paperback form on Amazon. It is the story of Odysseus, one of the great heroes of the Trojan War, who fails to return to his home for twenty … Continue reading

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Dante’s Inferno: Canto IV

Dante Alighieri’s “Divine Comedy”, written around 1300 A.D., tells of his fantastic vision of hell, purgatory, and heaven. The first volume, the Inferno, has had incredible influence over our modern conception of hell. There are several free English translations available, … Continue reading

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