Aeschylus’ Agamemnon: On Hubris

Penguin Classics edition of The Oresteia, by Aeschylus, laying in a bowl of fruit.

Agamemnon is book #10 from The Literary Project. “…they shall eat the fruit of their way, and have their fill of their own devices.” (Proverbs 1:31-32) Never has this been more true within literature than in the tragic story of the immortal blood curse shadowing the […]

Greek Lyrics

Greek Lyrics translated by Richmond Lattimore

Greek Lyrics is book #5 from The Literary Project. Greek Lyrics is a collection of poetic fragments that have survived for over 2 millennia. They are, as the name implies, lyric poems that are meant to be sung or spoken together with a lyre. The […]

The Odyssey

My copy of The Odyssey, laying on my desk, along with a bookmark.

The Odyssey is book #4 from The Literary Project. The Odyssey opens with the following: “Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns driven time and again off course, once he had plundered the hallowed heights of Troy.” The man, of […]