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Homer's Odyssey A Commentary By Denton Jaques Snider
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Homer's The Odyssey and The Iliad By Samuel Butler
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The Odyssey 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... More > 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 who compete for Penelope's hand in marriage. The Iliad is set during the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of the city of Troy (Ilium) by a coalition of Greek states, and it tells of the battles and events during the weeks of a quarrel between King Agamemnon and the warrior Achilles.< 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
Homer Kornman's Odyssey By Nancy Kornman Myers
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A tribute to my father, Homer Kornman, that attempts to tell his life story up to age 90.
The Works of Homer: The Homeric Hymns, the Iliad, and the Odyssey By Homer et al.
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The Homeric Hymns are a collection of Ancient Greek hymns celebrating individual gods. They were uncritically attributed to Homer himself in Antiquity—from the earliest written reference to... More > them, Thucydides (iii.104)—and the label has stuck. "The whole collection, as a collection, is Homeric in the only useful sense that can be put upon the word;" The Iliad is an epic poem in dactylic hexameters. Set during the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of the city of Troy (Ilium) by a coalition of Greek states, it tells of the battles and events during the weeks of a quarrel between King Agamemnon and the warrior Achilles. The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad. 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.< Less
Odyssey By Homeros
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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... More > 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. Odysseus’ protectress, the goddess Athena, discusses his fate with Zeus, king of the gods, at a moment when Odysseus' enemy, the god of the sea Poseidon, is absent from Mount Olympus. Then, disguised as a Taphian chieftain named Mentes, she visits Telemachus to urge him to search for news of his father. He offers her hospitality; they observe the Suitors dining rowdily while the bard Phemius performs a narrative poem for them. Penelope objects to Phemius' theme, the "Return from Troy"..< Less
Odyssey By Andrea Peterson
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This 22 page book features paintings by Andrea Peterson, based on the classic epic poem "The Odyssey" by Homer. It includes an original map of his voyages and lists the order of events that... More > take place on his journey. This book is a wonderful reference and guide for a student studying "The Odyssey" as well an excellent coffee table book. (click the arrows to see preview) Please visit my website ArtistAndrea.com to view more beautiful, whimsical work!< Less
Odyssey By Andrea Peterson
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This 22 page book features paintings by Andrea Peterson, based on the classic epic poem "The Odyssey" by Homer. It includes an original map of his voyages and lists the order of events that... More > take place on his journey. This book is a wonderful reference and guide for a student studying "The Odyssey" as well an excellent coffee table book. (click the arrows to see preview) Please visit my website ArtistAndrea.com to view more beautiful, whimsical work!< Less
Odyssey By Edward O'Toole
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Homer's Odyssey retold as a screenplay. Originally written for a production studio in the build up to Troy being released. An essential insight into life in Ancient Greece and the utterly different... More > view on moral behaviour the Greeks held. Also an important work for anyone considering esoteric pursuits as it deals with the Greek Pantheon, ritualistic progression and Necromancy. There's also a bit of sex.< Less
Odyssey By Edward O'Toole
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Homer's Odyssey retold as a screenplay. Originally written for a production studio in the build up to Troy being released. An essential insight into life in Ancient Greece and the utterly different... More > view on moral behaviour the Greeks held. Also an important work for anyone considering esoteric pursuits as it deals with the Greek Pantheon, ritualistic progression and Necromancy. There's also a bit of sex.< Less

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