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The Odyssey By Homer
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The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other work traditionally ascribed to Homer.The poem mainly centers on the... More > Greek hero Odysseus and his long journey home following the fall of Troy. It takes Odysseus ten years to reach Ithaca after the ten-year Trojan War.< Less
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Ten years have passed since the fall of Troy, and the Greek hero Odysseus still has not returned to his kingdom in Ithaca. A large and rowdy mob of suitors who have overrun Odysseus’s palace... More > and pillaged his land continue to court his wife, Penelope. She has remained faithful to Odysseus. Prince Telemachus, Odysseus’s son, wants desperately to throw them out but does not have the confidence or experience to fight them. One of the suitors, Antinous, plans to assassinate the young prince, eliminating the only opposition to their dominion over the palace. The poem is a fundamental text in the Western canon and continues to be read in both Homeric Greek and translations around the world.< Less
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
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Homer's Odyssey is the sequel to the Iliad, and it's synonymous with epic adventure. Once again we're faced with some potential Greco-Roman confusion, as the hero this time is Odysseus, or Ulysses,... More > depending on one's language. Either way this poem focuses on our hero's long journey home after the 10 year Trojan War. Thinking he was dead, many suitors tried to get up on Odysseus' woman in his absence, but eventually his story is told to her: he has been to the ends of the earth and back, and is trying to return to his love. It seems a likely story, such as one might make up when asked "Where have you BEEN for 10 years?" Odysseus: "So there I was... fighting a Cyclops, and I tell him my name is 'nobody,' and when I instruct my men to attack him he shouts 'Help, nobody is attacking me!' And no one came to help. Ah that was a good one. Honey?" That 2800 year old joke and more can be found in Homer's epic, the Odyssey.< Less
The Odyssey By Homer
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The Odyssey A Novel ~ BONUS! - Includes Download a FREE Audio Books Inside (Classic Book Collection) The Odyssey is one of the two major ancient Greek epic poems (the other being the Iliad),... More > attributed to the poet Homer. The poem is commonly dated to between 800 and 600 BC. The poem is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, and concerns the events that befall the Greek hero Odysseus in his long journey back to his native land Ithaca after the fall of Troy. Audiobooks Made Easy. - Enjoy books in a whole new way. Great narrators make a story come alive. - Be more productive. Transform you commute, workout or chores into listening time. - Listen anytime, anywhere. Listen on your ipod, laptop, smartphone or tablet. Listen in your car, on a run, in the office, in the gym... You get all these Bonuses just for taking action today….. It’s our way of saying “thanking you” Click the "Add to Cart" button to start your reading journey RISK FREE!< Less
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The Odyssey A Novel ~ BONUS! - Includes Download a FREE Audio Books Inside (Classic Book Collection) The Odyssey is one of the two major ancient Greek epic poems (the other being the Iliad),... More > attributed to the poet Homer. The poem is commonly dated to between 800 and 600 BC. The poem is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, and concerns the events that befall the Greek hero Odysseus in his long journey back to his native land Ithaca after the fall of Troy. Audiobooks Made Easy. - Enjoy books in a whole new way. Great narrators make a story come alive. - Be more productive. Transform you commute, workout or chores into listening time. - Listen anytime, anywhere. Listen on your ipod, laptop, smartphone or tablet. Listen in your car, on a run, in the office, in the gym... You get all these Bonuses just for taking action today….. It’s our way of saying “thanking you” Click the "Add to Cart" button to start your reading journey RISK FREE!< Less
The Odyssey By Homer
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The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other work ascribed to Homer. The poem is fundamental to the modern Western... More > canon, and is the second oldest extant work of Western literature, the Iliad being the oldest. 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 begins ten years after the end of the ten-year Trojan War (that is the subject of the Iliad), and Odysseus has still not returned home from the war. 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 enjoying the hospitality of Odysseus' household and eating up his wealth.< Less
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After the brutal war with the Trojans and the mourning of the death of Achilles, the heroic king Ulysses sets course for home but in the process insults the god Poseidon. The angry god causes Ulysses... More > and his crew to wander the sea for years as they get tempted by banished gods, fight off mighty monsters and even descend to the gates of the Greek hell, Tartarus, to rescue a wayward crew member. Meanwhile those in Ulysses kingdom try to court his forlorn wife who eagerly await her husband’s return.< Less
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After the brutal war with the Trojans and the mourning of the death of Achilles, the heroic king Ulysses sets course for home but in the process insults the god Poseidon. The angry god causes Ulysses... More > and his crew to wander the sea for years as they get tempted by banished gods, fight off mighty monsters and even descend to the gates of the Greek hell, Tartarus, to rescue a wayward crew member. Meanwhile those in Ulysses kingdom try to court his forlorn wife who eagerly await her husband’s return.< Less
The Odyssey of Homer By Homer
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The Odyssey of Homer recounts the adventures of Odysseus on his way home to Ithaca after the Trojan War.

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