Odyssey Rhapsody 16

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2017.07.06 / updated 2018.10.12 | By Gregory Nagy Odysseus, because of his external appearance as an old beggar, cannot be recognized by his own son Telemachus. To make the recognition happen, the goddess Athena temporarily transforms the father into a young aristocrat. For Telemachus, however, the transformation itself can be read as the epiphany of a god. [[GN 2017.07.06.]] Read more