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An article about Greek music

This article from the BBC discusses new evidence about Greek music. In particular, it discusses deciphering of a later Greek method of musical notation and understanding of ancient Greek musical instruments. A sample of reconstructed music is included. To the modern … Continue reading

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A short note

I’m a bit preoccupied today to do a proper blog-post lest it not be to my usual standards. Nevertheless I wanted to take the opportunity to mention that I am also in the process of adding pages to this blog … Continue reading

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The Odyssey: Book 1 lines 306-313

Here we see Telemachus‘ reply to Athena or rather to Athena/Mentes who just revealed herself/himself to be Athena. Again, Telemachus uses the (elided) formal address of ξεῖν᾽ referring to Athena/Mentes status as a guest-friend. What Telemachus answers here only really … Continue reading

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