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  •  Homer
    Homer
    Worried about your home security, increasing electricity bill and balancing your work and home activities? Not anymore! Here’s a device which can provide the solution to your problems. Introducing “HOMER - Smart Intelligent Home...
  • Wandering Wednesday: 'The Odyssey' (1997)
    Wandering Wednesday: 'The Odyssey' (1997)
    This Wednesday's pick for Wandering Wednesday is 1997 TV miniseries "The Odyssey." What better story about traveling than "The Odyssey." This ancient Greek epic by Homer is definitely a timeless story about one man's...
  • Black Odyssey
    Experience 'The Odyssey' from a fresh, cultural perspective
    People know the story of Odysseus and his journey home from the Trojan War. But what happens when those classical Greek characters are transformed with the flair of African-American culture is an epic retelling sure to bring new insights into the...
  • 'An Iliad' starring John Manfredi
    Performance Network Theatre's 'An Iliad' is storytelling at its most powerful
    Forget “special effects.”What makes “An Iliad” magic is the way it serves up the story as if it is a multi-course banquet, so that its splendors are revealed individually, as each person in the audience tastes and digests...
  • An Iliad
    Undermain creates mesmerizing, fierce Iliad
    It is insane when you think about it. Greek Literature features some of the juiciest plots you could wish for : “He what? He murdered his dad and married his mother? She killed Jason's fiancée and then she did what? They baked what in a...
  • The Iliad
    High School English: Greece Unit Part 9 – The Iliad Part 4
    The ninth part of this Greece unit is about the Iliad, which will be divided into five parts, this being the fourth. Use the following information and materials for classroom instruction.Use the text World Mythology: An Anthology of the Great...
  • The Iliad
    High School English: Greece Unit Part 8 – The Iliad Part 3
    The eighth part of this Greece unit is about the Iliad, which will be divided into five parts, this being the third. Use the following information and materials for classroom instruction.Use the text World Mythology: An Anthology of the Great...
  • The Iliad
    High School English: Greece Unit Part 7 – The Iliad Part 2
    The seventh part of this Greece unit is about the Iliad, which will be divided into five parts, this being the second. Use the following information and materials for classroom instruction.Use the text World Mythology: An Anthology of the Great...
  • The Iliad
    High School English: Greece Unit Part 6 – The Iliad Part 1
    The sixth part of this Greece unit is about the Iliad, which will be divided into five parts. Use the following information and materials for classroom instruction.Use the text World Mythology: An Anthology of the Great Myths and Epics by Donna...
  • A beautiful white donkey
    Part 3: 'The Arkadians' revitalizes Greek myths and legends
    Alexander slyly hints that life itself is as magical as any idea of fantasy at every point of existence, which is why The Arkadians is not exactly a “fantasy novel.” The characters are very fantastic indeed, especially Fronto and his...
  • The front cover of an edition of "The Arkadians"
    Part 1: 'The Arkadians' revitalizes Greek myths and legends
    “... If a storyteller worried about the facts ... how could he ever get at the truth?” ~excerpt from The Arkadians by Lloyd AlexanderA rational and prolific writer, Lloyd Alexander obviously appreciated the significance and value of...
  • An Iliad is sponsored by Grant Thornton, Winston & Strawn LLP, and The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation.  
    D'oh! The Homerathon hits Court Theatre for 24 hours
    “We’re going to read every word of Homer’s Iliad until it’s finished—that’s 15,693 lines of verse, or about 24 hours of active reading,” says Resident DramaturgDrew Dir of The Homerathon, a 24-hour...
  • Moon's Grocery and Deli near Homer
    Travel to Moon's for groceries and some of the best ribs around
    Moon's grocery and deli, near Homer, Louisiana is a nondescript, out of the way destination. Really, it's just an old gas station that no longer has gas pumps, but has managed to stay in business, likely because of their friendliness and...
  • The mysterious Mycenaeans in Greek myth and literature
    The mysterious Mycenaeans in Greek myth and literature
    Mycenaean Greece (1600 BCE – 1100 BCE) is a cultural period of Bronze Age Greece taking its name from the archaeological site of Mycenae in northeastern Argolis, in the Peloponnese of southern Greece. Athens, Pylos, Thebes, and Tiryns are...
  • Commissioner Marc Luiken
    Kachemak Bay Waterway earns Scenic Byway designation
    (JUNEAU, Alaska) - The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) recently announced the Kachemak Bay Waterway as its latest state Scenic Byway.The 14-mile corridor sits in Kachemak Bay, a 40-mile-long waterway...