Book Club

Book Club | May 2014: Homer’s Versicolored Fabric

The Hour 25’s Book Club selections for May are: Chapter 1 of Anna Bonifazi’s Homer’s Versicolored Fabric: Evocative Power of Ancient Greek Epic Word-Making. Scrolls 1–4 of the Homeric Odyssey, from the H24H Sourcebook. Live discussions will take place at: May 21st at 1pm EDT, via Google+ Hangout May 28th at 2pm EDT in the Project Chatroom And you can join in discussion on the Book Club Forum thread and… Read more

Book Club | April 2014: Euripides Herakles

The Hour 25 Book Club’s selection for April is Herakles by Euripides. The drama is part of our Text Library, and it is available under the “Texts” page as a PDF or epub. Join us for the following events: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Google+ Hangout at 1:00 p.m EDT Wednesday, April 30, 2014 Live Chat/ Project Chatroom at 2:00 p.m EDT If you plan to attend the Google+ Hangout, please… Read more

Book Club | March 2014: The Short Writings of Douglas Frame

We are very pleased to welcome Douglas Frame to Hour 25. It will be timely to read three articles by Douglas Frame for the Book Club’s March selection. Achilles and Patroclos as Indo-European Twins: Homer’s Take New Light on the Homeric Question: The Phaeacians Unmasked The Homeric Poems After Ionia: A Case in Point, in Classics@ 3 We will read “Achilles and Patroclus as Indo-European Twins: Homer’s Take” AND “New… Read more

Book Club | February 2014: Poems of Sappho

Some say an army of horsemen, some of footsoldiers, some of ships, is the fairest thing on the black earth, but I say it is what one loves. (Sappho 16, lines 1-4, trans. Julia Dubnoff) Sappho captures the essence of love and expresses it with words that makes your tongue have a breakdown and make fire rush under your skin. My tongue has a breakdown and a delicate– all of… Read more

Upcoming Book Discussions: Aristophanes’ Clouds, Jan. 28 – Feb. 8

The Book Club of Hour 25 is discussing Aristophanes’ Clouds. Discussions will take place on the following days and times: February 5 2014 at  2:00 p.m EST by Google Hangout February 8 2014 at  9:00 p.m EST in the Project Chatroom If you would like to join one or more of these discussions: 1) post on this thread to indicate the date you will be joining us If you would like… Read more