David Grubbs, Nathan Gilmour, and Jay Eldred talk about books three and four of Homer’s Odyssey.
- Our translations of Homer: Robert Fitzgerald (1961) and Robert Fagles (1996).
- Nathan attributes the term “The Greatest Generation” to the great scholar Thomus Brokias.
- N.B.: The story of Prometheus’s tricking the gods into preferring the bones comes from Hesiod’s Theogony.
- David waxes rhapsodic about Edith Hamilton.
- The issue of sacrificing meat to idols was very important to the early Church.
- Athena makes Jay think of Henry V.
- The Hebrew Bible shares Homer’s concern with hospitality–and for many of the same reasons.
- Our theme music was provided by Blue Dot Sessions.
RELEVANT NETWORK SHOWS
- Before They Were Live 25: The Black Cauldron.
- The Christian Feminist Podcast 95: Baby It’s Cold Outside.
- The Christian Humanist Podcast 27: Superheroes.
- The Christian Humanist Podcast 29: Mentors.
- The Christian Humanist Podcast 62: Aeschylus.
- The Christian Humanist Podcast 82: The Ocean.
- The Christian Humanist Podcast 124: Pulp Fiction.
- Christian Humanist Profiles 164: Stories in the End.