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Reading of the Odyssey in reconstructed Ancient Greek pronunciation

I found this while browsing YouTube videos and it brought tears to my eyes within the first few seconds. There’s something so emotional, and yet so relaxing, about hearing these words as they were pronounced 2500 years ago. It makes me … Continue reading

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Homer VS the Mycenaeans: In Search of the Trojan War

It’s the age-old question: did the Trojan War really happen? And if it did, did it happen as Homer wrote in his Iliad? Of course, it is near-impossible to come to a definite conclusion. With over 3000 years between us and the Mycenaeans (the … Continue reading

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Lessons from Patroklos: Respect your Fate and Honour the Dead

If I had to pick one favourite character in the Iliad, it would be Patroklos. His story is the most poignant, marks a turning point in the epic, and as a Hellenic polytheist, there is much to learn from it. Patroklos … Continue reading

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A bit of fun: Trojan War crossword

I made this crossword a few days ago, and decided to share it with people who might enjoy it (as opposed to those who end up pretending because I stuck the crossword under their nose and excitedly asked them to do … Continue reading

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Follow the Gods

It was during a group meditation at a New Age fair. The purpose was to connect with an archangel, I can’t remember which one, and to receive guidance on our spiritual path. As I visualised myself entering a massive library and … Continue reading

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