Odysseus and his Women


Redpath Museum Auditorium, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C4, CA
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.