READINGS FROM THE ILIAD / THE STORY OF TROY
The greatest epic of Western Civilisation
Session One: Death, Destiny, Heroism & the Gods
Exploring major themes with abdalMujeeb Gallagher
Wednesday 11th June 7:00-9:00pm / Free Entry
@ Rumi’s Cave 26, Willesden Lane NW6 7ST
In this first follow up session, we shall look at the major themes of the Iliad - heroism, mankind and the gods, destiny and the Homeric conception of death, through selected passages and gain an appreciation of the natural stylised world of Homer.
abdalMujeeb Gallagher has studied classical Greek and Latin from the age of nine up until university where he took an MA in Arabic and Persian. He became Muslim after travelling through the tribal areas in Pakistan and Afghanistan in 2001 and is now Imam of the Angel Muslim Association.