Odysseus and his Women

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Redpath Museum Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA
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Free, everyone welcome. Not suitable for young children.

By Denis Brault, professor of Latin and Greek for La Fondation Humanitas. A public reading from the text of Homer's Odyssey (in English) on the theme of the hero Odysseus' encounters and relationship with women. Accompanied by cellist Vincent Bélanger.  Program includes a note on the translation of the text and selected readings from Book One: A Meeting of the Gods on the subject of Odysseus; Book Five: Seven years with Calypso; Book Six: Odysseus encounters with the Phaeacian princess Nausicaa; Book Ten: Odysseus and the Sorceress Circe; Book Twelve: The Sirens; Book Thirteen: Odysseus and Athena and Book Twenty-Three: Odysseus returns home to his wife PenelopeFREE, Everyone welcome. Not suitable for young children. In Auditorium.

Images: Odysseus and Athena on Greek vase from around 480-470 BC.  In British Museum. Taken from Wikimedia Commons.
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