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Author: Timothy B. Shutt Narrator: Timothy B. Shutt Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Recorded Seminar Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Modern Scholar Series Release Date: January 2012 ISBN: 9781470322199
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One of the Modern Scholar’s most popular professors, Timothy B. Shutt, brings his literary acumen and trademark enthusiasm to the study of the epic poems that sit at the very wellspring of Western culture. The earliest surviving works of Greek literature, Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey exert a continuing influence on modern culture, even today shaping people’s values and conduct. In the tales of Achilles and Hector, of Odysseus and Penelope, Homer explored the notion of arête, which translates as “excellence” or “virtue”. In these illuminating lectures, Professor Shutt delves into these great works, illustrating in fascinating detail the nature of their continuing relevance.

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About the Author

Author Timothy B. Shutt

Timothy B. Shutt teaches at Kenyon College in the integrated program in the humane studies department.