OPEN [DR] The Dialogues of the Dead, by Lucian - lny

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Post by linny » November 8th, 2020, 7:47 am

Lucian's Dialogues Volume 3: The Dialogues of the Dead by Lucian of Samosata (c. 125 - c. 180). Translated by Howard Williams (1837 - 1931)

Dialogues of the Dead are 30 miniature dialogues mocking the Homeric conception of the Greek gods, originally written in Attic Greek by Syrian author Lucian of Samosata. Almost 1900 years old, these dialogues still retain a lot of their original humor and wit. (Foon)
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Post by Nichalia » November 8th, 2020, 11:03 am

Can I read 25-28 Charon, and 77 Persephone?
Last edited by Nichalia on November 8th, 2020, 11:16 am, edited 2 times in total.

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Post by linny » November 8th, 2020, 11:12 am

Nichalia wrote:
November 8th, 2020, 11:03 am
Can I read 25-28 Charon, and 77 Persephone?
Great. Please be sure to name your files according to the dialogue number and not the section number.

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Post by Nichalia » November 8th, 2020, 11:17 am

Can I also please claim 21-24, Hermes? Thanks for the reminder about labeling files by the dialogue and not the section.

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Post by ToddHW » November 8th, 2020, 1:51 pm

May I read Diogenes?

Thanks, Todd

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Post by Nichalia » November 8th, 2020, 11:59 pm


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Post by alanmapstone » November 9th, 2020, 5:41 am

Pluto and Agamemnon please 😺
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Post by linny » November 9th, 2020, 7:05 am

Nichalia wrote:
November 8th, 2020, 11:17 am
Can I also please claim 21-24, Hermes? Thanks for the reminder about labeling files by the dialogue and not the section.
Absolutely! You have duplicate roles in dialogues 4, 10 and 22.

My DR MWs don't stay stationary for long. :roll:

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Post by linny » November 9th, 2020, 7:07 am

ToddHW wrote:
November 8th, 2020, 1:51 pm
May I read Diogenes?

Thanks, Todd
Yes, please. That would be wonderful. :D

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Post by linny » November 9th, 2020, 7:07 am

alanmapstone wrote:
November 9th, 2020, 5:41 am
Pluto and Agamemnon please 😺
Thank you Alan. I think you'll make a great Pluto. :thumbs:

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Post by linny » November 9th, 2020, 7:14 am

Nichalia wrote:
November 8th, 2020, 11:59 pm
Here's 89 Persephone - Dialogue 23: (0:23)
https://librivox.org/uploads/linny/dialoguesofthedead_persephone_23_128kb.mp3
PL OK. Lovely! :9:

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Post by alanmapstone » November 14th, 2020, 4:27 am

Pluto dialogue 2


https://librivox.org/uploads/linny/dialoguesofthedead_pluto_02.mp3

I tried to make this sound sepulchral. If you think it is too caricatured I can redo it :hmm:
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Post by Salvationist » November 15th, 2020, 1:38 pm

May I read the Poor Man?
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Post by linny » November 17th, 2020, 4:37 am

Salvationist wrote:
November 15th, 2020, 1:38 pm
May I read the Poor Man?
Certainly. Thank you.

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