Phillip W. Simpson

Phillip W. Simpson

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Teacher and YA writer. Likes dogs
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BooksChatter: ℚ♫ Argos - Phillip W. Simpson

Today we have the pleasure of meeting up with author Phillip W. Simpson to talk about Argos ( 10 May 2016 , LLC .

"The Iliad and the Odyssey: The Heroic Story of the Trojan War and the Fabulous Adventures of Odysseus" (1956) illustrated by American artist & illustrator duo Alice (b.1918) & Martin Provensen (1916-1987). via my vintage book collection

"The Iliad and the Odyssey: The Heroic Story of the Trojan War and the Fabulous Adventures of Odysseus" illustrated by American artist & illustrator duo Alice & Martin Provensen via my vintage book collection

Odysseus bids farewell to his wife Penelope and infant son Telemachus, as his faithful dog Argos lies nearby.

Odysseus bids farewell to his wife Penelope and infant son Telemachus, as his faithful dog Argos lies nearby.

Literary Tattoos: The Odyssey Illustrations Homer - "This is a tattoo I had done a couple of years ago of Argos, Odysseus’ dog in The Odyssey. I love the little side-story of the dog waiting for his master to return and being the only one who recognises him so much that I had to get it tattooed. There is nothing that makes me smile faster when I get home than my own three Argoses waiting at the door, tails wagging."

Literary Tattoos: The Odyssey Illustrations Homer - "This is a tattoo I had done…

Argos Redux by Audrey Schwartz Rivers  "There the dog Argos lay in the dung, all covered with dog ticks. Now, as he perceived that Odysseus had come close to him, he wagged his tail, and laid both his ears back; only he now no longer had the strength to move any closer to his master, who, watching him from a distance, without Eumaios noticing, secretly wiped a tear away..." (Tyler. Page 261. L 301-305)

Argos Redux by Audrey Schwartz Rivers "There the dog Argos lay in the dung, all covered with dog ticks. Now, as he perceived that Odysseus had come close to him, he wagged his tail, and laid both his ears back; only he now no longer had the strength to move any closer to his master, who, watching him from a distance, without Eumaios noticing, secretly wiped a tear away..." (Tyler. Page 261. L 301-305)

Eumaeus - swineherd, one of Odysseus's loyal servants and Odysseus old dog Argo, who died of happines after seeing his master after such a long time (Ithaca: The People at Home)

"A hound that lay there raised his head and pricked up his ears, Argos, the hound of Odysseus, of the steadfast heart, whom of old he had himself bred.