The Odyssey
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The Odyssey


  • Author: Homer
  • Release Date : 2010-04-01
  • Genre: Poetry
  • File Size: 462653 Bytes


An Apple Books Classic edition. Homer’s eighth-century epic poem is a companion to The Iliad. It tells the story of Odysseus, who journeys by ship for 10 years after the Trojan War, trying to make his way back home to Ithaca. Homer’s work was intended to be performed out loud, so it’s a masterful example of poetic meter and rhythm. But above all, ;The Odyssey is a story of adventure-and true love. Odysseus has been gone for 20 years, and he longs to reclaim his role as king and reunite with his beloved, faithful Queen Penelope. During his absence, hundreds of suitors have eaten his food, lived in his home, and even plotted to kill his son. But before he can confront his enemies at home, Odysseus must fight a cyclops, escape after being imprison...

The Odyssey
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The Odyssey


  • Author: Homer
  • Release Date : 1997-01-01
  • Genre: Poetry
  • File Size: 312609 Bytes


The poem mainly centers on the Greek hero Odysseus (known as Ulysses in Roman myths) and his journey home after the fall of Troy. It takes Odysseus ten years to reach Ithaca after the ten-year Trojan War. In his absence, it is assumed he has died, and his wife Penelope and son Telemachus must deal with a group of unruly suitors, the Mnesteres or Proci, who compete for Penelope's hand in marriage....

The Odyssey
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The Odyssey


  • Author : Homer
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0140268863


The Odyssey Book Description :

A new translation of the epic poem retells the story of Odysseus's ten-year voyage home to Ithaca after the Trojan War...

The Odyssey
Score: 3.5
From 11 Ratings

The Odyssey


  • Author : Homer
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1871
  • Genre: Epic poetry, Greek
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : HARVARD:HX5PXX


The Odyssey Book Description :

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The Odyssey
Score: 4
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The Odyssey


  • Author : Homer
  • Publisher : Collector's Library
  • Release Date : 2011-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1904633374


The Odyssey Book Description :

The Odyssey, translated by T. E. Lawrence, an epic 12,000-line poem composed over 2,700 years ago, is the first adventure story in Western literature. It describes the ten-year wanderings of Odysseus in his quest to return home after the Trojan War. Hounded by the sea-god Poseidon and championed by the goddess Athene, he encounters giants, sorceresses, and sea monsters before finally reaching his beloved Ithaca. There he must endure the taunts of the Suitors to his queen, Penelope, who have taken up residence in his palace. At once enchanting fairy tale and gripping drama, the Odyssey is eminently readable, not least for the rich complexity and magnetism of its hero. An inspiration to writers as diverse as Virgil, Swift, and Joyce, the Odyssey has pr...

The Odyssey

The Odyssey


  • Author : Homer
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-10-07
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451674187


The Odyssey Book Description :

A brilliant new version of the Odyssey from one of the most accomplished translators of our time. “Sing to me, Muse . . .” It has been said that a myth is a story about the way things never were but always are. The Odyssey is the original hero’s journey, an epic voyage into the unknown, and has inspired other creative work for millennia—from ancient poetry to contemporary fiction and films. With its consummately modern hero, full of guile and wit, always prepared to reinvent himself in order to realize his heart’s desire—to return to home and family after ten years of war—the Odyssey now speaks to us again across 2,600 years. In words of great poetic power, Stephen Mitchell’s translation brings Odysseus and his adventures vividly to l...

Homer s The Odyssey

Homer s The Odyssey


  • Author : Harold Bloom
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780791094259


Homer s The Odyssey Book Description :

Presents a collection of critical essays on the ancient Greek epic that analyze its structure, characters, plot, and themes....

Homer  Odyssey XIII and XIV

Homer Odyssey XIII and XIV


  • Author : Homer
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-01-09
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780521763547


Homer Odyssey XIII and XIV Book Description :

New edition of the Greek text suitable for upper-level students, with full attention to literary-critical and linguistic matters....

The Odyssey   Literary Touchstone Edition
Score: 3
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The Odyssey Literary Touchstone Edition


  • Author : Homer
  • Publisher : Prestwick House Inc
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Epic poetry, Greek
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781580493895


The Odyssey Literary Touchstone Edition Book Description :

This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Classic? includes a glossary and reader's notes to help the modern reader contend with the Odyssey's vocabulary and references to Greek mythology.The epic tale of Odysseus? ten-year journey after the defeat of Troy is, at once, a thrilling adventure story, a passionate love story, and a fantasy rooted in ancient history. It is also the cornerstone on which much of Western literature and thought is based. Three thousand years after ancient bards plucked their lyres and sang the adventures of gods and heroes, we still see much of ourselves in the tales of Odysseus and his men as they battle natural and supernatural forces'and their own human nature'to find their way home....

The Odyssey

The Odyssey


  • Author : Homer Homer
  • Publisher : Xist Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-04-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781623958329


The Odyssey Book Description :

Homer's Odyssey is a ancient Greek epic poem and the sequel to The Iliad. Attributed to Homer, the edition has been translated as prose by Samuel Butler. The Odyssey tells the story of the Greek hero, Odysseus, and his journey home after the fall of Troy. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it. Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of readin...