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Homer Odyssey: Oldest Extract Discovered on Clay Tablet

BBC - A clay tablet discovered during an archaeological dig may be the oldest written record of Homer's epic tale, the Odyssey, ever found in Greece, the country's culture ministry has said.

Found near the ruined Temple of Zeus in the ancient city of Olympia, the tablet has been dated to Roman times.

Emily Wilson talks about translating 'The Odyssey'

"It is so good to be home. This is a picture of my nostos," tweeted University of Pennsylvania classical studies professor Emily Wilson on May 13, attaching a photographs of her two daughters. She had clearly missed her family during her lengthy tour of Great Britain and Australia to promote her critically acclaimed translation of Homer's "Odyssey."

Map showing the homeland of every character in Homer’s Iliad

This is a map showing where all of the characters originated in Homer’s epic poem The Iliad. I know Greece is small by today’s standards, but it was surprising to me how geographically widespread the hometowns of the characters were. The Iliad is set sometime in the 11th or 12th century BC, about 400 years before Homer lived.

Turkey's Fire of Anatolia to Perform in Bulgaria on Oct 21, 23

Turkish dance group Fire of Anatolia is to present its new show in Sofia and Varna in October.

Troy, a performance based on Homer's epic poem Iliad that recounts a story from the Trojan War, can be enjoyed at the National Palace of Culture (NDK) in Sofia on October 21.

In Varna, Troy will be shown two days later, on October 25, at the Palace of Culture and Sports.

Millenials document their Odyssey, sharing all that matters to them

Odyssey is a social content platform that crowd-sources ideas from young millenials and otherwise untapped diversity of stories and viewpoints to share with a youthful audience interested in a variety of perspectives. The platform empowers thousands of writers to contribute and share what matters to them.

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