Daily Archives: April 10, 2020

David Bruce: Homer’s ODYSSEY: A Retelling in Prose — Book 17: Odysseus Enters His Palace

Book 17: Odysseus Enters His Palace The next morning, Telemachus put on his sandals and said, “I’m off to my palace to see my mother. I know that she will not stop crying until she sees for herself that I … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Homer’s ODYSSEY: A Retelling in Prose — Book 16: Odysseus and Telemachus

Book 16: Odysseus and Telemachus As Telemachus neared the swineherd’s hut, the dogs caught his scent. The dogs did not growl, so Odysseus knew that one of Eumaeus’ friends must be arriving. Telemachus stood in the doorway of the hut, … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Homer’s ODYSSEY: A Retelling in Prose — Book 15: Telemachus Returns to Ithaca

Book 15: Telemachus Returns to Ithaca Athena went to Lacedaemon to find Telemachus and tell him to return to Ithaca. She appeared to him as he lay in bed, unable to sleep. Athena, her eyes blazing in the night, told … Continue reading

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