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Iliad and Odyssey: Why a Good Education Includes Classical Literature

Workshop Speaker: Amy E. Barr

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About This Workshop

A tale as old as time started out as an epic war over wounded pride. Homer not only told this story for his own generation, he also crafted two profound epic poems to preserve the memory of these profoundly important accounts in his Iliad and his Odyssey. These works have been inspiring us for over 3000 years. Classical archaeologist Amy Barr has spent much of her career working at the actual site of Troy and researching the Iliad, Odyssey, and the Roman counterpart by Virgil, the Aeneid. Learn why you must include these epics in any great education.