History, Medieval History

Something I’ve Been Thinking About

Western cultures love a good epic that explains things. We really do. It all really starts with the Greeks and their fixation with Homer's Illiad and Odyssey. Of course, the Greeks saw themselves as the descendants (spiritually if not physically) of Odysseus and Achilles. They were living out that heroic tradition. When the Romans needed to connect their own… Continue reading Something I’ve Been Thinking About