The Odyssey

Presents the classic poem concerning the wanderings of the hero Odysseus and his miraculous return to Ithaca and a faithful wife

The Odyssey

Presents the classic poem concerning the wanderings of the hero Odysseus and his miraculous return to Ithaca and a faithful wife

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The Odyssey
Language: en
Pages: 515
Authors: Homer, Robert Fitzgerald
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-11-15 - Publisher: Macmillan

Presents the classic poem concerning the wanderings of the hero Odysseus and his miraculous return to Ithaca and a faithful wife
The Odyssey
Language: en
Pages: 462
Authors: Homer, Robert Fitzgerald
Categories: Classical fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Vintage

Penelope has been waiting for her husband Odysseus to return from Troy for many years. Little does she know that his path back to her has been blocked by astonishing and terrifying trials. Will he overcome the hideous monsters, beautiful witches and treacherous seas that confront him? This rich and
A Guide to The Odyssey
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Ralph Hexter
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-26 - Publisher: Vintage

For those of us who know and love the incomparable Odyssey of Homer (and there are many), Dr. Hexter has created a valuable, detailed analysis, taking into account many of Homer's most fascinating subtleties.
A Guide to the Odyssey
Language: en
Pages: 365
Authors: Ralph J. Hexter, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Ralph Hexter, Robert Fitzgerald
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Vintage

It seems almost impossible for a contemporary reader fully to grasp The Odyssey without an education in classical mythology, archaeology, and geography. But this masterly companion to Homer's epic bridges the gulf that separates us from the Homeric world. Its scholarly introduction, illustrations, chronology, and hundreds of specific line references
The Iliad
Language: en
Pages: 632
Authors: Homer
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-04-03 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Anger be now your song, immortal one, Akhilleus' anger, doomed and ruinous, that caused the Akhaians loss on bitter loss and crowded brave souls into the undergloom, leaving so many dead men-carrion for dogs and birds; and the will of Zeus was done. -Lines 1-6 Since it was first published