Nonfiction

412: Mary Norris

When Homer refers to the “wine-dark sea,” does he mean red, white, or rosé? He intends no color whatever, asserts the author of Greek to Me, who offers an ingenious alternative. Wine and the Greeks: in the ancient world, the modern world, the world of mythology. Presented with The Neal Rosenthal Group.  Music: Avram Pengas.

Person: the cyclops Polyphemus
Place: the wine-dark sea
Thing: a tin pitcher
Randy’s Thing: the alphabet

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