Saturday, May 29, 2004


The Godless

Bruno Snell, The Discovery of the Mind, chapter 2 (The Olympian Gods):
Those closest to the gods in Homer are not the poor and the meek, but the strong and the powerful; the godless one, i.e. the one who is shunned by the gods, upon whom they do not bestow any gifts, is Thersites.

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