The Odyssey of Homer, Vol. 6 (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The Odyssey of Homer, Vol. 6 Pauswn, to put an end to the solicitation of the suitors, pro poses to marry the person who shall first bend the how of Ulysses, and shoot through the ringlets. After their attempts have proved ineﬂ'ectual, Ulysses taking Eumaus and Philatius apart, discovers himself to them; then, returning, desires leave to try his strength at the bow, which, though refused with indignation by the suitors, Penelope and Telemachus cause to be delivered to his hands. He bends it immediately, and shoots through all the rings. Jupiter in the same instant thun ders from heaven: Ulysses accepts the omen; and gives a sign to Telemachus, who stands ready armed at his side.fur-j h l!' Pena - Bf; Jug-mud by A in. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Paperback | 222 pages
- 152 x 229 x 12mm | 304g
- 20 Jan 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 39 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white