instruere...inlustrare...delectare Disputations

Friday, June 02, 2006

How did Achilles know which of his slave girls stole his golden cup?

Rosie fingered Dawn.

Sancta Sanctis offers an insightful post on the enduring relevance of the Iliad, in particular to Christians. Worth reading for this line alone:
If the heroes of the classics were punished for their hubris, then our God was punished for His humility.