Event 30

Adam Nicolson talks to Paul Cartledge

The Mighty Dead

Virtual venue: The Telegraph Stage

Where does Homer come from? And why does Homer matter? His epic poems of war and suffering can still speak to us of the role of destiny in life, of cruelty, of humanity and its frailty; but why they do is a mystery. How can we be so intimate with something so distant? The author ‘travels in the realms of gold’ with the Leventis Professor of Greek Culture.

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