Magnus Podcast

Ep. 007 – Read Homer Now, Travis Cooper

In this first installment of our series highlighting the great work being done at Thomas Aquinas College, we sit down with Dr. Travis Cooper who discusses the anthropology at work in the Homeric Epic, themes in the Iliad and the Odyssey, Christian prefigurements, the confluence of epic literature throughout the Tradition, and the epic-ness of Dante and Beowulf. He also provides some helpful starting points for someone looking to read Homer for the first time. Be sure to subscribe as we’ll be releasing more interviews with TAC faculty in the coming weeks.

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