Classical Studies Hosts Day-Long Homerathon

Homerathon! The Department of Classical Studies hosted a day-long reading of Homer’s "Odyssey" on April 18.

Homerathon! The Department of Classical Studies hosted a day-long reading of Homer’s “Odyssey” on April 18.

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Students were invited to read sections of the Greek epic poem from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at locations throughout campus.

Students were invited to read sections of the Greek epic poem from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at locations throughout campus.

Students and faculty participated.

Students and faculty participated in the reading.

The event was held in conjunction with WesFest 2013. (Photos by Olivia Drake)

The event was held in conjunction with WesFest 2013. (Photos by Olivia Drake)