Open House | The Dreams of Barchin and Penelope, with Olga Levaniouk

We were pleased to welcome back Professor Olga Levaniouk (University of Washington) for an Open House discussion on “The dreams of Barchin and Penelope.”

The webcast was recorded and can be viewed below, or you can watch on our YouTube channel.

To prepare for this conversation, participants might like to read Olga Levaniouk’s Eve of the Festival Chapter 13, “The Dream.”

Featured in the video was Olga Levaniouk’s translation of the passage from Odyssey 19.535–550, which you can download here in PDF format:
Penelope’s Dream.

Members can start and continue the discussion on this topic in the Forum thread!

Olga Levaniouk

Olga Levaniouk is an Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Washington. Her first book, Eve of the Festival: Making Myth in Odyssey 19, uses the first dialogue between Penelope and Odysseus as a means to explore myth in Homeric epic.