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The Odyssey of Homer

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Homer's great epic The Odyssey-one of Western literature's most enduring and important works-translated by Richmond Lattimore A classic for the ages, The Odyssey recounts Odysseus' journey home after the Trojan War-and the obstacles he faces along the way to reclaim his throne, kingdom, and family in Ithaca. During his absence, his steadfast and clever wife, Penelope, and now teenaged son, Telemachus, have lived under the constant threat of ruthless suitors, all desperate to court Penelope and claim the throne. As the suitors plot Telemachus' murder, the gods debate Odysseus' fate. With help from the goddess Athena, the scattered family bides their time as Odysseus battles his way through storm and shipwreck, the cave of the Cyclops, the isle of witch-goddess Circe, the deadly Sirens' song, a trek through the Underworld, and the omnipresent wrath of the scorned god Poseidon. An American poet and classicist, Richmond Lattimore's translation of The Odyssey is widely considered among the best available in the English language. Lattimore breathes modern life into Homer's epic, bringing this classic work of heroes, monsters, vengeful gods, treachery, and redemption to life for modern readers.
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Epic poetry, Greek -- Translations into English
Odysseus, -- King of Ithaca (Mythological character) -- Poetry
title_displayThe Odyssey of Homer
title_fullThe Odyssey of Homer / translated by S.H. Butcher and A. Lang ; with introd. and notes
The Odyssey of Homer [electronic resource] Homer,
The Odyssey of Homer [electronic resource]Homer Homer.
The Odyssey of Homer. Translated with an introd. by Richmond Lattimore
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Epic poetry, Greek
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