The Odyssey (Classics of World Literature) (Paperback)

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By Homer, George Davidson (Introduction by), Emma Woolerton (Contribution by)
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The Odyssey is the Ancient Greek tale of Odysseus and his eventful voyage home after the Trojan War. His many adventures on his 10-year journey are the subject of this famous prose translation by T. E. Lawrence, which was the first to be aimed at a general readership.

About the Author

Little is known about the poet Homer. Some say he lived c. 850 BCE; others that he lived earlier - around 1102 BCE. But he is considered to be the first and the greatest of the epic poets and in addition to The Odyssey is also thought to be the author of The Iliad. Plato's Republic describes his importance to the ancient Greeks, calling him "the first teacher" of tragedy and the leader of learning.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781788882927
ISBN-10: 178888292X
Publisher: Arcturus Publishing
Publication Date: September 2018
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: Classics of World Literature