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Featured Article: Nicholas N. Kittrie
Jewish family in Poland, he was deeply affected by the injustice of discrimination and his lifelong passion was to support the cause of righteous dissent and ensure justice and equity for all. He taught at American University's Washington College of Law for five decades, encouraging his students to think critically and welcome diverse viewpoints.
Popular Article: Homer
poet traditionally credited with the composition of the epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey. Throughout antiquity and subsequent history, Homer's influence on literature has been unequaled, and the Homeric epics are among the oldest surviving writings in any language. From the first recorded appearance of the Iliad and the Odyssey, they assume a status apart from other literature, classics upon which Greeks developed their canon of literary texts, values, and exceptionalism. All epic poetry in Western literature ultimately derives from Homer.