A Father and Son Sail Through Homer’s ‘Odyssey’ Together
DWIGHT GARNER)“If you’re a classicist, merely to open a copy of the ‘Iliad’ or the ‘Odyssey’ is to be reminded of this vast lineage of scholarship, of the immense hivelike labor that has slowly added drops of knowledge over the course of 25 centuries to our understanding of what the poems are and what they say.”
If, however, you’re
not a classicist, it can
still ring a few bells.