Odyssey RAL – Book V-VIII

I finished my reading for the past week early but I’ve been too busy to write something proper for the Odyssey Read-along. The biggest happenings in books V to VIII were Odysseus release from Calypso and his arrival to Phaeacia. In book V what struck me was Calypso accusing the …

Odyssey RAL – update 1

Plethora wrote an really good background post for the Odyssey, and particularly about the stories that connect the Illiad and the Odyssey. Go read it! I haven’t quite started reading the Odyssey yet, but I started with the introduction. The translation I will be reading is by Samuel Butler, and …