Homerathon, a day-long recitation of The Odyssey. Presented by the University Classics Club.
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Registration is turned off in advance of the start of Homerathon. If there are slots available and you would like to read, send an email to Jim Perry (perry@uta.edu) with your inquiry. Make sure you have read over the Homerathon 2021 Info page before sending your inquiry.

Date: Thursday, April 15, 2021.
Venue: The Virtual Mediterranean in Microsoft Teams.
Same Time: 7 am - 10:30 pm (approx.)

This is a list of the parts of the Homerathon. Each part is about a fifteen minute reading. We will provide you with a script. The line numbers below are taken from the translation. You are encouraged to be online before your time to read in case we are ahead of schedule or if you would like some pointers on pronunciation (we're not critical, mainly be consistent). Because the Homerathon runs on a tight schedule, if you are late, someone else will start reading at the scheduled time.

Be aware: If you are signing up for, or want to read a part towards the end of the final block (7:00 - 10:30 pm), please try to be available early. In the years past, we have completed the Homerathon by a little after 10 pm so try to be online at least twenty to thirty minutes early.

These are the readings as of 6:20 am.

Open reading times: 19

CCC
Part 01: [ Book I:1 - I:231 ]  ( 07:00-07:15 ) Invocation of the Muses; Athena Visits Telemachus
KS
Part 02: [ Book I:232 - I:469 ]  ( 07:15-07:30 ) Athena Inspires Telemachus
TM
Part 03: [ Book I:470 - II:163 ]  ( 07:30-07:45 ) Telemachus Plans a Voyage
TM
Part 04: [ Book II:164 - III:410 ]  ( 07:45-08:00 ) Telemachus Announces His Voyage
CBC
Part 05: [ Book II:410 - III:163 ]  ( 08:00-08:15 ) Telemachus Sails to Pylos
 
CBC
Part 06: [ Book III:164 - III:398 ]  ( 08:15-08:30 ) A Visit With King Nestor
Part 07: [ Book III:399 - IV:34 ]  ( 08:30-08:45 ) The Feast With King Nestor
Part 08: [ Book IV:35 - IV:262 ]  ( 08:45-09:00 ) The Journey to Sparta
KS
Part 09: [ Book IV:263 - IV:508 ]  ( 09:00-09:15 ) The Red-Haired King Remembers
KS
Part 10: [ Book IV:509 - IV:759 ]  ( 09:15-09:30 ) The Old Man of the Sea; The Suitors Hatch a Plot
 
CM
Part 11: [ Book IV:760 - IV:END ]  ( 09:30-09:45 ) Athena Visits Penelope; The Suitors Set Their Trap
CM
Part 12: [ Book V:1 - V:251 ]  ( 09:45-10:00 ) Athena Argues for Odysseus to Return Home
KMP
Part 13: [ Book V:252 - V:END ]  ( 10:00-10:15 ) Odysseus Sails from Kalypso's Isle; Shipwrecked
KMP
Part 14: [ Book VI:1 - VI:216 ]  ( 10:15-10:30 ) Nausicaa Discovers Odysseus
KA
Part 15: [ Book VI:217 - VII:89 ]  ( 10:30-10:45 ) Odysseus Is Received By King Alcinous
 
Part 16: [ Book VII:90 - VII:341 ]  ( 10:45-11:00 ) The Feast With King Alcinous
I N T E R M I S S I O N : ( 11:00-11:15 )
Part 17: [ Book VII:342 - VIII:164 ]  ( 11:15-11:30 ) The Bard's Song; A Day of Games
JP
Part 18: [ Book VIII:165 - VIII:413 ]  ( 11:30-11:45 ) The Bard's Song of Aphrodite and Ares
MP
Part 19: [ Book VIII:414 - VIII:END ]  ( 11:45-Noon ) The Song of the Fall of Troy
 
Part 20: [ Book IX:1 - IX:240 ]  ( Noon-12:15 ) Odysseus Remembers: Sailing From Troy; The Land of the Cyclops
JP
Part 21: [ Book IX:241 - IX:487 ]  ( 12:15-12:30 ) The Blinding of Polyphemus
KMP
Part 22: [ Book IX:488 - X:87 ]  ( 12:30-12:45 ) The Rage and Curse of the One-Eyed Giant
KMP
Part 23: [ Book X:88 - X:341 ]  ( 12:45-01:00 ) Aeolus; The Laestrygonains; Bewitched By Circe
AK
Part 24: [ Book X:342 - X:END ]  ( 01:00-01:15 ) Odysseus Frees His Men and Wins Circe's Aid
 
TB
Part 25: [ Book XI:1 - XI:232 ]  ( 01:15-01:30 ) The Shades of the Comrade, the Prophet, and the Mother
BT
Part 26: [ Book XI:233 - XI:483 ]  ( 01:30-01:45 ) Interrogating the Shades: Agamemnon
BT
Part 27: [ Book XI:484 - XI:END ]  ( 01:45-02:00 ) Achilles, Ajax, Heracles, and other Shades
HH
Part 28: [ Book XII:1 - XII:300 ]  ( 02:00-02:15 ) Return to Circe's Isle; Scylla and Charybdis
Part 29: [ Book XII:301 - XIII:53 ]  ( 02:15-02:30 ) Feasting on the Sun God's Cattle
 
Part 30: [ Book XIII:54 - XIII:283 ]  ( 02:30-02:45 ) Delivered to Ithaca
I N T E R M I S S I O N : ( 02:45-03:00 )
SH
Part 31: [ Book XIII:284 - XIII:END ]  ( 03:00-03:15 ) Athena Disguises Odysseus; They Plan a Strategy
HH
Part 32: [ Book XIV:1 - XIV:227 ]  ( 03:15-03:30 ) Sheltered By the Loyal Swineherd
Part 33: [ Book XIV:228 - XIV:472 ]  ( 03:30-03:45 ) The Telling of Tales
 
Part 34: [ Book XIV:473 - XV:61 ]  ( 03:45-04:00 ) Telemachus Prepares to Return Home
Part 35: [ Book XV:62 - XV:296 ]  ( 04:00-04:15 ) Making the Ships Ready to Sail
TB
Part 36: [ Book XV:297 - XV:555 ]  ( 04:15-04:30 ) Odysseus Tests the Swineherd's Loyalty
TB
Part 37: [ Book XV:556 - XVI:124 ]  ( 04:30-04:45 ) Telemachus Lands on Ithaca, Visits the Swineherd
Part 38: [ Book XVI:125 - XVI:377 ]  ( 04:45-05:00 ) A Father and Son Reunited
 
Part 39: [ Book XVI:377 - XVII:63 ]  ( 05:00-05:15 ) The Suitors' Anger
CF
Part 40: [ Book XVII:64 - XVII:316 ]  ( 05:15-05:30 ) Odysseus at His Own Gates in Disguise
Part 41: [ Book XVII:317 - XVII:567 ]  ( 05:30-05:45 ) A tear for Argos; the Cruelty of the Suitors
KS
Part 42: [ Book XVII:568 - XVIII:75 ]  ( 05:45-06:00 ) Penelope Takes an Interest in the Beggar
KS
Part 43: [ Book XVIII:76 - XVIII:315 ]  ( 06:00-06:15 ) The Fight With Irus; Penelope Among the Suitors
 
Part 44: [ Book XVIII:316 - XIX:49 ]  ( 06:15-06:30 ) The Suitors Taunt the Beggar
Part 45: [ Book XIX:50 - XIX:284 ]  ( 06:30-06:45 ) Penelope Meets the Beggar
I N T E R M I S S I O N : ( 06:45-07:00 )
JP
Part 46: [ Book XIX:285 - XIX:538 ]  ( 07:00-07:15 ) The Boar Scar
CM
Part 47: [ Book XIX:539 - XX:100 ]  ( 07:15-07:30 ) Penelope and the Beggar; Athena Visits Odysseus
 
JG
Part 48: [ Book XX:101 - XX:315 ]  ( 07:30-07:45 ) The Day of Revenge Dawns
Part 49: [ Book XX:316 - XXI:92 ]  ( 07:45-08:00 ) Telemachus Baits the Suitors
HH
Part 50: [ Book XXI:93 - XXI:349 ]  ( 08:00-08:15 ) The Contest of the Bow
BT
Part 51: [ Book XXI:350 - XXII:42 ]  ( 08:15-08:30 ) Slaughter in the Great Hall
CF
Part 52: [ Book XXII:43 - XXII:284 ]  ( 08:30-08:45 ) The Slaughter Continues
 
BT
Part 53: [ Book XXII:285 - XXII:END ]  ( 08:45-09:00 ) The Bloody Work Ends; Setting the House Back in Order
RC
Part 54: [ Book XXIII:1 - XXIII:230 ]  ( 09:00-09:15 ) Penelope Tests Odysseus
RC
Part 55: [ Book XXIII:231 - XXIII:END ]  ( 09:15-09:30 ) Husband and Wife Reunited
Part 56: [ Book XXIV:1 - XXIV:122 ]  ( 09:30-09:45 ) The Suitors' Shades in the Underworld
Part 57: [ Book XXIV:123 - XXIV:267 ]  ( 09:45-10:00 ) The Shades' Tales
 
Part 58: [ Book XXIV:268 - XXIV:424 ]  ( 10:00-10:15 ) The Joy of a Father; To Arms Once More
CCC
Part 59: [ Book XXIV:425 - XXIV:END ]  ( 10:15-10:30 ) The Gods Bring Peace to Ithaca
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