November 21, 2020
3 PM — 5 PM

Book 22
Antinous is shot through the mouth by Odysseus right as the suitor is about to take a drink of wine. The king kicks the table and scatters the food on the floor, and Antinous’s blood mingles with the food. He shows…

November 14, 2020
1 PM — 4 PM

Book 18
Irus, another beggar, strolls into the palace. He is very hot-headed for a beggar: he offends Odysseus and invites him to a boxing fight. He feels that he’s going to do the old man’s fast job, but Athena gives Odysseus extra…

Odyssey, Book 14: Odysseus and Eumaeus

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Class Notes:

Hodos- journey, pathway, adventure
method, period

Nostos- homecoming

hodos →nostos

Rest of Story
“home restoration” (not in an HGTV kind of way)

Friday, November 6, 2020

Book 14
Odysseus heads to the house of the swineherd, though dressed as a beggar. Odysseus is invited to…

October 29, 2020
8:10AM -9:30AM

Notes from Class:
homo-like, similar
Kyklos Klan

When are encountering the minds of other individuals, or of other groups (e.g., fm. another state or foreign country), what are the categories you use to describe their minds/intentions?

Open vs…

October 22, 2020

8:10 AM — 9:30 AM


  • WENT OVER THE ODYSSEY BOOK 1 lines 325–361
  • Telemachus is asserting his dominance (Kratos)
  • Speech: mythos (public speaking)
  • Astute: pepnumenos
  • “Menos has been breathed into him”
  • Watched a scene from YouTube “ Play It, Sam”
  • Professor said Django Unchained is similar…

Date: 10/15/20

Time: 12:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Today, we took our quiz on the first book, and I did decently. We were asked this question after the quiz.

How do the Iliad and the Odyssey contrast or complement each other?

The main distinction between the two poems, which contains several variations…

Date: 10/1/20
Time: 8:10am-9:30 am

Today, we took our quiz, and I did horrible, as expected. But, that didn’t even upset me. I got kicked out of the Zoom meeting, and I was in the Waiting Room. I waited in the room for like 2 minutes with no response. So…

Date: 9/24/20
Time: 8:10 AM–9:30 AM

So today we took the weekly quiz today and I did way better than last week. I don’t know how I did that but who cares! I just want a good grade! Anyways, here are some words and characters that the professor talked about.

Eric Herod

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