Thursday, 12 December 2013

like a sea-gull that roams the waves.....(σαν γλάρος των κυμάτων δρομέας....)

     Text & Copyright: Hettie Putman Cramer & Makis Metaxas
Odysseus as a "sea-gull" that roams the waves

This following excerpt from 'Alexandra' of Lycophron (4th century BC) is 'puzzling' and highly prophetic. It is one of the 'darker' and yet most famous poems of Greek antiquity. It locates Odysseus' palace, where all