ODYSSEY OF HOMER

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Author: Homer,S. H. (Samuel Henry) 1850-1910 Butcher,Andrew 1844-1912 Lang, Tr

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9781363346790

Category: History

Page: 462

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The Odyssey of Homer

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Author: Homer

Publisher: Bobbs-Merrill Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poetry

Page: 416

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This sequel to the "Iliad" narrates the ten years' adventures of Ulysses during his return journey from Troy to his own kingdom, the island of Ithaca.

The Odyssey of Homer

A Southern African Translation

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Author: Whitaker, Richard

Publisher: African Sun Press

ISBN: 1874915288

Category: Fiction

Page: 534

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The Odyssey, Homer’s great epic, tells the tale of the Greek hero, Odysseus, Chief of Ithaka, one of the most versatile and fascinating characters in literature. Odysseus returns to his wife and son in Ithaka after the fall of Troy, and avenges himself on enemy suitors who have invaded his homestead. His journey back takes him ten years, in which time he encounters cannibal monsters, mysterious divine beings and amorous goddesses. This new translation, with its generous African texturing, will delight lovers of poetry and students of the Classics alike.

The Odyssey of Homer

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Author: T. E. Shaw

Publisher: Biblo & Tannen Publishers

ISBN: 9780819620125

Category: Drama

Page: 327

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The Odyssey of Homer

Translated from the Greek ; Homer ; Elijah Fenton ; William Broome

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Author: Homerus

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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The Odyssey of Homer

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Author: Richmond Lattimore

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780061760204

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Homer’s great epic The Odyssey—one of Western literature’s most enduring and important works—translated by Richmond Lattimore A classic for the ages, The Odyssey recounts Odysseus’ journey home after the Trojan War—and the obstacles he faces along the way to reclaim his throne, kingdom, and family in Ithaca. During his absence, his steadfast and clever wife, Penelope, and now teenaged son, Telemachus, have lived under the constant threat of ruthless suitors, all desperate to court Penelope and claim the throne. As the suitors plot Telemachus’ murder, the gods debate Odysseus’ fate. With help from the goddess Athena, the scattered family bides their time as Odysseus battles his way through storm and shipwreck, the cave of the Cyclops, the isle of witch-goddess Circe, the deadly Sirens’ song, a trek through the Underworld, and the omnipresent wrath of the scorned god Poseidon. An American poet and classicist, Richmond Lattimore’s translation of The Odyssey is widely considered among the best available in the English language. Lattimore breathes modern life into Homer’s epic, bringing this classic work of heroes, monsters, vengeful gods, treachery, and redemption to life for modern readers.