Power, Leadership and Homer's Iliad.


The Iliad, our oldest poem – at least in the Western tradition - is sometimes called ‘The Wrath of Achilles’. It begins with an argument between Agamemnon and Achilles in a time of a calamity.

Join with Martin to be inducted into the richness of this great story, as he brings the characters to life in the shared mind of the room. Engage conversation about the myriad of forces at play..

Consider the interplay of the Gods on the minds of mortals, the motives and actions of the heroes and heroines and the consequences and outcomes of their choices. Consider what makes for good leadership. Pontificate on existential questions such as the construction of the Gods in the minds of mortal. And realise why this great tale has stood the test of time and continues to be told and retold.