ANCH026_Lecture03

Sing from the time the two men were first divided in

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Unformatted text preview: s into Hades, Causing them to become the prey of dogs and All kinds of birds; and the plan of Zeus was fulfilled. Sing from the time the two men were first divided in strife – Atreus’ son, lord of men, and glorious Achilles. Iliad 1.1-7 Oral poetry Then Odysseus, of many wiles, answered him, and said: “Lord Alcinous, renowned above all men, verily this is a good thing, to listen to a minstrel such as this man is, like unto the gods in voice. For myself I declare that there is no greater fulfillment of delight than when joy possesses a whole people, and banqueters in the halls listen to a minstrel as they sit in order due, and by them tables a...
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