and Achilles, and later, at Odysseus' request, of the wooden horse that brought
about Troy's fall. Phemius in the palace at Ithaca sings of the return of the
Achaeans from Troy and the disasters inflicted on them by Athena, and when
Readers will be introduced to the world in that the Odyssey was produced, to the text itself and to its origins in oral poetry. This volume gives a summary of the poem and examines its structure.
Author: Jasper Griffin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Three thousand years after ancient bards plucked their lyres and sang the adventures of gods and heroes, we still see much of ourselves in the tales of Odysseus and his men as they battle natural and supernatural forces'and their own human ...
Publisher: Prestwick House Inc
Category: Epic poetry, Greek
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Author: Geraldine McCaughrean
Publisher: Penguin UK
Category: Juvenile Fiction
The Odyssey tells the story of the Greek hero, Odysseus, and his journey home after the fall of Troy. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents.
Author: Homer Homer
Publisher: Xist Publishing
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
This is a literary explication aimed at helping the first-time reader more fully to appreciate and understand the Odyssey. The book includes a chronology, extensive notes, and suggestions for further reading.
Author: Howard W. Clarke
Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers
'The Making of the Odyssey' is a penetrating study of the background, composition, and artistry of the Homeric Odyssey, which places the poem in its late seventh-century context in relation to the 'Iliad' and other poetry of the time.
Author: Martin Litchfield West
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Category: Literary Criticism