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Αχιλλεύς - Έκτωρ / Achilles - Hector

Ο Αχιλλεύς σέρνει το άψυχο σώμα του Εκτορα γύρω από τα τείχη της Τροίας.

Achilles drags Hector’s corpse in the dust around the walls of Troy.

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Words Crush Wednesday - The Homeric Version

Internet at large, be grateful:  Words Crush Wednesday has just saved you from listening to (reading about?) me griping about how the extra cold night burst a water main on my street, so I had no water when I woke up, and had to rush out of the house without doing anything water-related, not even going to the bathroom.   263 more words

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Words Crush Wednesday - Homeric Version

This week’s Words Crush Wednesday picks up where the last one left off, as Menelaos had just spotted Paris across the battlefield.  Again, Book III of the… 101 more words

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Immortal Achilles: Rarely Brave, Never a Hero, Often Admired

If given the opportunity to supernaturally abolish one thing from this world, I would be likely to choose “face.” The concept of “saving face” and “losing face” are universal, but they make a big deal of it in China, which is where I lost patience for it. 1,425 more words

Words Crush Wednesday - Homeric Version

In trying to decide what quote to use for this week’s Words Crush Wednesday, I found myself realizing that I actually wanted to quote about three or four pages of the opening of Book III.   341 more words

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Don't Let Achilles's Weakness Become Your Achilles Heel.


Even if you’ve never heard of that most famous of Greek warriors, Achilles, through the myths, you may have seen him portrayed by Brad Pitt in the blockbuster movie “Troy”. 1,882 more words

Words Crush Wednesday - Homeric Version

I wasn’t originally planning to do the “blogging events” assignment for Blogging101, but I couldn’t think of anything to write today, so I decided I’d do the “ 192 more words

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