Great Books II - Spring 2020

Reading Questions


April 2


"Transhumanize" -- it cannot be explained

per verba, so let this example serve

until God's grace grants the experience.


Richard III

Read Acts IV-V

Ere, you were queen, ay, or your husband king,

I was a packhorse in his great affairs


The worm of conscience still begnaw thy soul


Dante - Paradiso - Read Through Canto XIV



  1. hat does the horse symbolize for Richard?

  2. What ultimately brings about Richard's downfall?

  3. Where does Richard's self reside?

  4. What do each of the curses accomplish?


Paradiso - Luca Signorelli - Orvieto Cathedral

Bring your own questions.