Great Books Bracket Sweet 16

After the drama of round 1, round 2 featured 16 blowouts

Welcome to the Sweet 16 of the 2014 Great Books bracket. In round two Aristotle took a beating, Shakespeare was eliminated altogether, and Homer won handily. None of the matchups were very close at all and there were no significant upsets at all.

Here is the update bracket.

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And here’s the more detailed breakdown of the round 2 matchups.

REGION A

1 Iliad (92%) vs 9 Phaedrus (8%)
5 Nicomachean Ethics (79%) vs 4 Hesiod’s Theogany (21%)
6 Antigone (66%) vs 14 Euripedes’ Plays (34%)
7 Plutarch’s Lives (28%) vs 2 The Aeneid (72%)

REGION B

1 The Odyssey (75%) vs 9 Aesop’s Fables (25%)
5 Aristotle’s Rhetoric (40%) vs 4 Canterbury Tales (60%)
6 Shakespeare’s Tragedies (46%) vs 3 Augustine’s Confessions (54%)
10 Shakespeare’s Comedies (46%) vs 2 On the Incarnation (54%)

REGION C

1 Metaphysics (48%) vs 8 Imitation of Christ (62%)
5 Rule of St Benedict (59%) vs 4 Consolation of Philosophy (41%)
11 Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (45%) vs 3 Summa Theologica (55%)
7 Agammemnon (9%) vs 2 Divine Comedy (91%)

REGION D

16 Bondage of the Will (40%) vs 8 Herodotus History (60%)
5 Homilies of Chrysostom (28%) vs 4 Paradise Lost (72%)
11 Beowulf (70%) vs 14 Euclid’s Works (30%)
7 Aristotle’s Politics (8%) vs 2 The Republic (92%)

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