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    DescriptionThe epic tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan War forms one of the earliest and greatest works of Western literature. Confronted by natural and supernatural threats - shipwrecks, battles, monsters and the implacable enmity of the sea-god Poseidon - Odysseus must test his bravery and native cunning to the full if he is to reach his homeland safely and overcome the obstacles that, even there, await him.


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    Title
    The Odyssey translated by E.V.Rieu
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Homer, Translated by E.V. Rieu, Revised by Dominic Rieu, Introduction by Peter Jones
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 416
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 303 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780140449112
    ISBN 10: 0140449116
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
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    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21400
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
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    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 37
    B&T General Subject: 640
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 90
    DC22: 883/.01
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    DC21: 883.01
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    BISAC V2.8: POE008000
    DC22: 883
    LC classification: PA4025.A5 R5 2003
    BIC subject category V2: DB
    Illustrations note
    glossary, index, map
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    PENGUIN CLASSICS
    Publication date
    30 January 2003
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Homer is thought to have lived c.750-700 BC in Ionia and is believed to be the author of the earliest works of Western Literature: The Odyssey and The Iliad. E V Rieu was a celebrated translator from Latin and Greek, and editor of Penguin Classics from 1944-64. His son, D C H Rieu, has revised his work. Peter Jones is former lecturer in Classics at Newcastle. He co-founded the 'Friends of Classics' society and is the editor of their journal and a columnist for The Spectator.