Dr. Merrill will read passages of Homer's Odyssey in Greek and in his own translation, recently published by the University of Michigan Press. Dr. Thomas R. Walsh, Senior Professor, Occidental College, will lecture on the nature of Homeric epic and its transmission.
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March 1, 2003, 6:00 PM - 11:00 AM
Seminar on Homer: Translating Homeric Song: A Lecture and Reading
Florence Gould Theater, Legion of Honor
Presented by Dr. Rodney Merrill, Poet and Translator
Admission: $5/AHAC members; $8/general after museum admission; $10/at the door (subject to availability)