A Long and Difficult Journey, or The Odyssey: Crash Course Literature 201

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Video

John Horgan
by CrashCourse
published on 22 March 2016

In which John Green teaches you about Homer's Odyssey. If it was Homer's If Homer was even real. Anyway, that stuff doesn't really matter. John teaches you the classic, by which I mean classical, epic poem, the Odyssey. The Journey of Odysseus as he made his way home after the conclusion of the Trojan War is the stuff of legend. Literally. John will teach you about the double standard in Greek culture, Odysseus as jerk/hero, ancient PTSD, and cycles of violence. Also, there are no yogurt jokes. So think of that as a gift.

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CrashCourse, . (2016, March 22). A Long and Difficult Journey, or The Odyssey: Crash Course Literature 201. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/video/822/

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CrashCourse, . "A Long and Difficult Journey, or The Odyssey: Crash Course Literature 201." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 22, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/video/822/.

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CrashCourse, . "A Long and Difficult Journey, or The Odyssey: Crash Course Literature 201." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 22 Mar 2016. Web. 26 Feb 2020.

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