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Catching up with Custance

For the latest of my researches on Olive Custance, a forgotten Victorian/Edwardian poet, check out https://olivecustance.org/

Yes, Edwin King is my literary pseudonym.


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Homer, Euclid and the Ancient Greeks in general ... Useful lectures

Here are some links intended for my students. They are very useful episodes of the BBC series In Our Time, dealing with the achievement of the Ancient Greeks.







The Oddysey https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p004y297
The Iliad https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bh5x1y
Euclid's Elements https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07881kn
The Oresteia https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p003k9fk
The Greek Myths https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0093z1k

Various episodes on Ancient Greece: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01h9vvk

And here is a classical joke for you: 

A classics professor goes to a tailor to get his trousers mended. The tailor asks: “Euripides?” The professor replies: “Yes. Eumenides?”