The Triumph of Odysseus: Homer's Odyssey Books 21 and 22

The Triumph of Odysseus: Homer's Odyssey Books 21 and 22

Paperback Joint Association of Classical Teachers' Greek Course Language: English / Greek, Ancient (to 1453)

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  • Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Format: Paperback | 100 pages
  • Language: English / Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 214mm x 10mm | 159g
  • Publication date: 1 December 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Cambridge
  • ISBN 10: 0521465877
  • ISBN 13: 9780521465878
  • Illustrations note: 31 b/w illus.
  • Sales rank: 590,060

Product description

The Triumph of Odysseus is part of the highly successful Reading Greek series. It presents the complete Greek text of Books 21 and 22 of Homer's Odyssey, faced with a running vocabulary with notes, and followed at the back of the book by a learning vocabulary. It is modelled on the two existing readers: A World of Heroes (1979) and The Intellectual Revolution (1980), and like them is fully illustrated. It makes an excellent introduction to Homer for those new to him, and provides accessible and confidence-building follow-up reading for others. The book can be used by anyone who has completed Reading Greek or is at an intermediate or advanced stage of ancient Greek, and it is ideal for use with students in the upper forms of schools, at university and in summer schools and weekend courses.

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The Triumph of Odysseus is part of the highly successful Reading Greek series. It presents the complete Greek text of Books 21 and 22 of Homer's Odyssey, interspersed with a running vocabulary with notes, and followed at the back of the book by a learning vocabulary. It is modelled on the two existing readers: A World of Heroes (1979) and The Intellectual Revolution (1980), and like them is fully illustrated. It makes an excellent introduction to Homer for those new to him, and provides accessible and confidence-building follow-up reading for others. The book can be used by anyone who has completed Reading Greek or is at an intermediate or advanced stage of ancient Greek and it is ideal for use with students in the upper forms of schools, at university and in summer schools and weekend courses.

Table of contents

Introduction; Odyssey Book 21; Odyssey Book 22; Learning vocabulary; Details of photographs and drawings.