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Intermediate-Advanced Greek Reading: Homer’s Odyssey- One Final Test

Sun. 8pm Eastern

Course Description: At last Odysseus has slain all of the suitors in his house. Now he faces his final challenge: he must convince Penelope that her husband has truly returned home. In this Greek reading group, we shall read, translate, and discuss the last third or so of book 22 and the entirety of book 23 of the Odyssey (around 550 lines total). This course is a continuation of previous reading courses on the Odyssey, though new participants are always very welcome.


Level:  This course is intended for students with intermediate to advanced knowledge of Ancient Greek.
Textbook: Instructor will provide materials
Sections capped at: 5 students. If the course is sold-out, please fill out this waiting-list form.

Regular price $250.00

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Marcello Lippiello

Marcello Lippiello was born and raised in the Bronx, New York, where he received his B.A. in Classical Languages and Theology from Fordham University. He has long had an interest in conversational Latin, earning a Graduate Certificate in Latin Studies from the University of Kentucky's Institutum Studiis Latinis Provehendis in 2005, along with master's degrees in classical languages and classical studies from UK and from Duke University. He is also a proud alumnus of LGiG 2013 and 2014 (where he played Tiresias in theBacchae), and has participated in two conversational Greek workshops through the Polis Institute, including the inaugural Synodos Hellenike at the University of Kentucky in 2017.  He has taught undergraduate college courses in all levels of Latin and Greek at several institutions, including Christendom College in Virginia and the Pontifical College Josephinum in Ohio.  He lives with his family in Danbury, Connecticut.