Combat & Classics

Ep. 1: Sophocles’ Ajax

November 11, 2016 39 minutes 59 seconds podcast Download (MP3)

Join Lise, Jeff and Brian as they discuss Sophocles’ Ajax, the story of a great Greek warrior who takes his own life on the beach of Troy.

For more information, check out this article about the Theater of War project, which puts on productions of Ajax and other plays by Sophocles all over the country. The article also includes powerful videos of veterans reading excerpts from the play.

Also, check out Stringfellow Barr’s Notes on Dialogue as a follow-up to the discussion at the beginning of the episode about the student-led seminars at St. John’s College, which form a critical part of the education it offers.



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