“Why Do I Recount Odysseus’ Troubles?”


In the following passage Kassandra prophesies Odysseus’ travails in returning home. Although she seems to refer to a few events not in our Odyssey (fast rocks, talking meat), what I find interesting is the possible poetic engagement with Kassandra’s presentation in the Odyssey where she is not mentioned as the cause of Athena’s anger or marked as a […]

“Why Do I Recount Odysseus’ Troubles?”

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