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316 S. Telemachus By Pearce Grieshaber
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A brief history of 316 S. Telemachus, New Orleans, LA
The Odyssey By Homer
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The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. Rendered here into English Prose and Translated by Samuel Butler. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other work... More > ascribed to Homer. The poem is fundamental to the modern Western canon, and is the second oldest extant work of Western literature, the Iliad being the first. It is believed to have been composed near the end of the 8th century BC, somewhere in Ionia, the Greek coastal region of Anatolia. The Odyssey is the story of survival and reconciliation following the ten-year battle with Troy. Where Achilles was defined by warrior brutality, Odysseus, King of Ithaca, is defined by his intelligence and wit. This epic poem follows Odysseus on his adventures as he struggles—against the threats of sea monsters and the temptation of the sirens’ song—to be reunited with his son Telemachus, his faithful, clever queen Penelope, and their kingdom.< Less
The Telemachia: A History by Antimenes of Argos By Michael Barnes Selvin
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Winner of a 2008 Independent Publishers award in Military/Historical Fiction. To return to his hereditary throne on Ithaca, Telemachus, son of Odysseus and Penelope, musters the cleverness of his... More > father and the wisdom of his mother as he navigates the treacherous waters of the War of the Families. More devastating than the Trojan War, this conflict pits the two greatest clans in ancient Greece: the Pelopides and Heraclides. It is the last gasp of a failing civilization. With remarkable parallels to today, Telemachus fights to maintain his beliefs and preserve his family. "This is a startlingly epic tale, ripe with originality and rendered with a highly adept ear for language. Beautifully written and exhaustively researched, the narrative builds on the history and age from which the material was born."< Less
The Odyssey of Homer By Homer
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The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. The poem mainly focuses on the Greek hero Odysseus (known as Ulysses in Roman myths), king of Ithaca, and his journey... More > 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 Odysseus 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 begins after the end of the ten-year Trojan War (the subject of the Iliad), and Odysseus has still not returned home from the war because he angered the god Poseidon. Odysseus' son Telemachus is about 20 years old and is sharing his absent father's house on the island of Ithaca with his mother Penelope and a crowd of 108 boisterous young men, "the Suitors", whose aim is to persuade Penelope to marry one of them, all the while reveling in Odysseus' palace and eating up his wealth...< Less
An Exposition of the Odyssey of Homer By Daniel Zimmermann
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Twenty years elapsed before Odysseus returned from the Trojan War. He lost his entire fleet and suffered many woes. Everyone thought he was dead, and a host of suitors barged into the house of... More > Odysseus and demanded that his wife Penelope marry one of them.When Telemachus, the son of Odysseus, was old enough to assert himself, the suitors unsuccessfully tried to kill him. When Odysseus finally returned, he succeeded in overcoming the suitors and resumed his rightful place as the king of Ithaca.< Less
A Story of the Golden Age By James Baldwin
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Paves the way to an enjoyable reading of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, by presenting the various legends about the causes of the Trojan War woven into a continuous narrative, ending where the story of... More > the Iliad begins. The youthful Odysseus is the hero, as he journeys to visit his grandfather Autolycus, then Nestor and Menelaus, hearing the old stories as he goes.< Less
Ulysses By James Joyce
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Ulysses chronicles the passage through Dublin by its main character, Leopold Bloom, during an ordinary day, June 16, 1904. The title alludes to the hero of Homer's Odyssey (Latinised into Ulysses),... More > and there are many parallels, both implicit and explicit, between the two works (e.g., the correspondences between Leopold Bloom and Odysseus, Molly Bloom and Penelope, and Stephen Dedalus and Telemachus). June 16 is now celebrated by Joyce's fans worldwide as Bloomsday.< Less
Ulysses By James Joyce
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Ulysses chronicles the passage of Leopold Bloom through Dublin during an ordinary day, 16 June 1904 (the day of Joyce's first date with his future wife, Nora Barnacle). The title alludes to Odysseus... More > (Latinised into Ulysses), the hero of Homer's Odyssey, and establishes a series of parallels between characters and events in Homer's poem and Joyce's novel (e.g., the correspondence of Leopold Bloom to Odysseus, Molly Bloom to Penelope, and Stephen Dedalus to Telemachus).< Less
Ulysses By James Joyce
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Ulysses chronicles the passage through Dublin by its main character, Leopold Bloom, during an ordinary day, June 16, 1904. The title alludes to the hero of Homer's Odyssey (Latinised into Ulysses),... More > and there are many parallels, both implicit and explicit, between the two works (e.g., the correspondences between Leopold Bloom and Odysseus, Molly Bloom and Penelope, and Stephen Dedalus and Telemachus). June 16 is now celebrated by Joyce's fans worldwide as Bloomsday.< Less
Curricula: Health, Preserves, Defence, Home By Samir Goradia
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A gentleman's objective is to secure his true love. He must study four subjects in order to prepare himself for his task. Oddyseus' was the last of the Greeks to return home from battle after the... More > trojan war. His wife Penelope kept delaying 108 suitors because Oddyseus'son Telemachus was always plotting to take over the Castle, my marrying his mother, prior to the return of his Father.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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