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Nicolson’s Why Homer Matters

Why Homer Matters: A History Adam Nicolson This one hit all my sweet spots. A book about Homer that is part travelogue / memoir, part meditation on deep engagement with a text, and part ancient history primer. A must read … Continue reading

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Review: Everitt’s Cicero

Cicero: The Life and Times of Rome’s Greatest Politician Anthony Everitt Odds are, you have heard of Cicero. Considered one of Rome’s greatest orators, his writings are the major influence on how way we remember the last days of the … Continue reading

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