Book Club: Cretan Lies


Our next Book Club selections explore the Cretan Lies of Odysseus. Our readings are:

Odyssey books 13, 14, and 19, with particular focus on these passages:

  1. Athena 13.250–370
  2. Eumaios 14.185–530
  3. Penelope 19.163–348

Olga Levaniouk: Eve of the Festival, Chapter 1 ‘Beginning of the Dialogue: Setting up the Third Cretan Lie’

Classical Inquiries post by Gregory Nagy: A Cretan Odyssey, Part I

We will meet for a live conversation via Google+ Hangout on Tuesday, October 20 2015 at 11 a.m., and you can join the discussion in the forum thread here.