EXTENDING “THE OLIVE BRANCH’ FOR A NEW BEGINNING - Oreno Hellenic Ladi
The olive tree is often referenced when describing a successful or safe outcome of a challenging endeavor. The safe return of Odysseus to Ithaca, under the watchful eye of the goddess Athena, is placed under the sign of the olive tree. In song V of the Odyssey, Calypso’s “olive-handle ax” becomes a marvelous tool for...
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