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The Odyssey of Homer: Cowper Edition By Homer
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After the war with the Trojans is over and Greece has been the victor, it is time for everyone to return home and the hero Ulysses gathers his crew and starts to head for home. On his way he ends up... More > insulting Poseidon (Saturn) and the god in his anger adds many years to the Greek hero’s trip. In his journey home, Ulysses and his crew get caught up with goddesses, sirens, get caught in areas where time slows down, facing mighty cyclops giants and even descending to the gates of Tartarus to save one of his crew. Meanwhile at home, men are contending for the heroes throne and when he returns home he must fight for what is his, even his wife.< Less
The Odyssey of Homer: Pope Edition By Homer
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After the war with the Trojans is over and Greece has been the victor, it is time for everyone to return home and the hero Ulysses gathers his crew and starts to head for home. On his way he ends up... More > insulting Poseidon (Saturn) and the god in his anger adds many years to the Greek hero’s trip. In his journey home, Ulysses and his crew get caught up with goddesses, sirens, get caught in areas where time slows down, facing mighty cyclops giants and even descending to the gates of Tartarus to save one of his crew. Meanwhile at home, men are contending for the heroes throne and when he returns home he must fight for what is his, even his wife.< Less
The Odyssey - Translated by Ian Johnston By Homer
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The Odyssey tells the story of famous Odysseus, hero of ancient Greece, and his 20 year wandering return from the Trojan War. Beset by heartache and diversion, Odysseus' story is one of adventure,... More > glory and despair of one man's determination to return home and of the times in which he lived. Timeless in the telling, it depicts an age when mythology and truth merged into reality in literary form. The Odyssey is one of two surviving poems of the fabled poet, Homer, the postulated blind bard who kept alive the feats and darings of ancient heroes and their gods. It comprises one of oldest and finest epic poems in Western culture. This book contains a new translation by noted Canadian scholar Ian Johnston. It has been translated from the original Greek into a modern English poetic form and was designed first and foremost for those who will be reading Homer's Odyssey for the first time.< Less
The Iliad and The Odyssey: Butler Edition By Homer
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When the beautiful Helen is taken away and fall madly in love with Hector of Troy her Greek partner gathers the forces of Greece to fight against the Trojans to get her back. One of the mighty heroes... More > that goes along with the war is the mighty Achilles who manages some great feats in the battle but in the end is cursed by the gods for an act of defilement and dies. After the war, the story switches to the fated Ulysses who mocks the Greek god of the seas and is lost for decades in the waters of the Mediterranean. As he fights with gods and even travels to the realm of the dead to once again return home, his throne is threatened as new suitors seek to claim his wife and his crown back in Greece.< Less
Having Fun with the Odyssey of Homer By Basil Antoniades
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Homer's "Odyssey": A Discussion Guide By David Bruce
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Free download. I have read, studied, and taught the Odyssey by Homer, and I wish to pass on what I have learned to other people who are interested in studying the Odyssey. In particular, I think that... More > the readers of this short introduction to the Odyssey will be bright high school seniors and college first-year students, as well as intelligent adults who simply wish to study the Odyssey despite not being literature majors. This book uses a question-and-answer format. It poses, then answers, relevant questions about Homer, background information, and the Odyssey. This book goes through the Odyssey book by book.< Less
Homer's "Odyssey": A Discussion Guide By David Bruce
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Royalty-free paperback edition. I have read, studied, and taught the Odyssey by Homer, and I wish to pass on what I have learned to other people who are interested in studying the Odyssey. In... More > particular, I think that the readers of this short introduction to the Odyssey will be bright high school seniors and college first-year students, as well as intelligent adults who simply wish to study the Odyssey despite not being literature majors. This book uses a question-and-answer format. It poses, then answers, relevant questions about Homer, background information, and the Odyssey. This book goes through the Odyssey book by book.< Less
Homer's Odyssey - A Commentary By Denton J. Snider
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(Introduction) The Odyssey starts by organizing itself; it maps out its own structure in what may be called a General Introduction. Herein lies a significant difference between it and the Iliad,... More > which has simply an Invocation to the Muse, and then leaps into the thick of the action. The Iliad, accordingly, does not formulate its own organization, which fact has been one cause of the frequent assaults upon its unity. Still the architectonic principle is powerful in the Iliad, though more instinctive, and far less explicit than in the Odyssey. It is reasonable to suppose, therefore, that the poet has reached a profounder consciousness of his art in his later poem; he has come to a knowledge of his constructive principle, and he takes the trouble to unfold the same at the beginning. To be sure, certain critics have assailed just this structural fact as not Homeric; without good grounds, in our judgment.< Less
Homer's "Odyssey": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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This is a retelling of Homer's "Odyssey" in novel form. Chapter 1: Athena and Telemachus Muse, goddess of inspiration, please help me. I have an important story to tell, and I need help... More > to tell it. Please use me to tell the story. Help me to tell the story of a man of twists and turns. His mind twists and turns to seek solutions to problems. His journey twists and turns in the Mediterranean—and beyond. His strategy conquered Troy. He is a man who tried mightily—but failed—to bring his companions home, fools though they sometimes were.< Less
Homer's "Odyssey": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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Print edition. This is a retelling of Homer's "Odyssey" in novel form. This is an easy-to-read version. Chapter 1: Athena and Telemachus Muse, goddess of inspiration, please help me. I... More > have an important story to tell, and I need help to tell it. Please use me to tell the story. Help me to tell the story of a man of twists and turns. His mind twists and turns to seek solutions to problems. His journey twists and turns in the Mediterranean—and beyond. His strategy conquered Troy. He is a man who tried mightily—but failed—to bring his companions home, fools though they sometimes were. Help me to tell the story of Odysseus, the great individualist and mastermind and man who feels pain deeply. All other heroes of the Trojan War were home by now—or dead. Only Odysseus remained away from his home. Odysseus was kept captive by Calypso the sea-goddess.< Less

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