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The Iliad and Odyssey of Homer

Timothy B. Shutt

One of the Modern Scholar’s most popular professors, Timothy B. Shutt brings his literary acumen and trademark enthusiasm to the study of the epic poems that sit at the very wellspring of Western culture. The earliest surviving works of Greek literature, Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey exert a continuing infl uence on modern culture, even today shaping people’s values and conduct. In the tales of Achilles and Hector, of Odysseus and Penelope, Homer explored the notion of arête , which translates as “excellence” or “virtue.” In these illuminating lectures, Professor Shutt delves into these great works, illustrating in fascinating detail the nature of their continuing relevance.

One of the Modern Scholar’s most popular professors, Timothy B. Shutt brings his literary acumen and trademark enthusiasm to the study of the epic poems that sit at the very wellspring of Western culture. The earliest surviving works of Greek literature, Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey exert a continuing infl uence on modern culture, even today shaping people’s values and conduct. In the tales of Achilles and Hector, of Odysseus and Penelope, Homer explored the notion of arête , which translates as “excellence” or “virtue.” In these illuminating lectures, Professor Shutt delves into these great works, illustrating in fascinating detail the nature of their continuing relevance.
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One of the Modern Scholar’s most popular professors, Timothy B. Shutt brings his literary acumen and trademark enthusiasm to the study of the epic poems that sit at the very wellspring of Western culture. The earliest surviving works of Greek literature, Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey exert a continuing infl uence on modern culture, even today shaping people’s values and conduct. In the tales of Achilles and Hector, of Odysseus and Penelope, Homer explored the notion of arête , which translates as “excellence” or “virtue.” In these illuminating lectures, Professor Shutt delves into these great works, illustrating in fascinating detail the nature of their continuing relevance.

Language:

English

Length:

4h 40m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

18:24


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

17:05


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

16:30


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

15:21


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

14:10


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

18:01


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

25:11


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:29


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

16:51


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

20:04


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

23:01


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

09:40


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

28:49


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

12:40


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

19:06


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

16:22


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

00:32