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Oedipus at Colonus Chorus–line 841 ff “Battle Hymn of the Republic”

Κρέων σοὶ δ’ ἔγωγ’ ὁδοιπορεῖν.  [840]                                           ὁδοιπορεῖν:  note pun with Οἰδίπους                 And I–to you, TAKE A HIKE!                       ὁδοιπορεῖν:  pres inf act > ὁδοιπορέω Χορός[1] πρόβαθ’ ὦδε, βᾶτε βᾶτ’, ἔντοποι·                            πρόβαθ’:  2 prs pl aor imperat > προβαίνω Step forward, forward, one and … Continue reading

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Amazon Review of Robert Alter’s Book of Psalms by Steven Torrey

Amazon Review of Alter’s Psalms by Steven Torrey

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Steven                Literary critic Northrup Frye created the construct of

Steven                 Literary critic Northrup Frye created the construct of demonic parody–that is to say–evil had taken over the force of the symbol.  Case in point:  the South using the song, “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” as a defense of … Continue reading

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“Oedipus at Colonus” Chorus line 841ff : “Battle Hymn of the Republic”

Κρέων line 841 ff page 95-96

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Gunfight–The Battle over the RIght to Bear Arms in America by Adam Winkler–My Review

GUNFIGHT—THE BATTLE OVER THE RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS IN AMERICA (2011) by  Adam Winkle who is a professor at UCLA Law School specializing in Constitutional Law.  His book is about the Supreme Court decision in Washington. DC vs Heller (2008); … Continue reading

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Hebrew נפשׁ {nephesh}

Hebrew נפשׁ {nephesh}             and Masoretic Text Psalm 69:2  — A question of impotence?   From Hebrew Psalm 69:2:  “Save me, o God, for the waters have come into my soul.”  What is so complicated about translating the Hebrew word נפשׁ … Continue reading

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Copyright notice

October 27 4 WORKS DOWNLOADED Today, 10-27-10, I downloaded four documents I had produced over the years.   1–“A Mind of Winter, Essays 2007” is a series of essays I produced over the course of the years sometime between 2000 … Continue reading

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