The Odyssey of Homer

The Odyssey of Homer

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This is Homer's epic chronicle of the Greek hero Odysseus' triumph over Troy and arduous journey home: Odysseus survives a storm and shipwreck, the cave of the Cyclops and the isle of Circe, the lure of the Sirens' song and a trip to the Underworld, only to find his most difficult challenge at home, where treacherous suitors seek to steal his kingdom and his loyal wife, Penelope.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 135 x 203 x 23mm | 299g
  • Harper Perennial Modern Classics
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 006124418X
  • 9780061244186
  • 16,279

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The most eloquent translation of Homer's epic chronicle of the Greek hero Odysseus and his arduous journey home after the Trojan War
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About Richmond Lattimore

Richmond Lattimore was born in 1906. He was considered one of the leading translators of Greek classical literature. He died in 1984
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