The children's Homer: the adventures of Odysseus and the tale of Troy

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Colum's stirring telling of the Greek epics isstill unequaled as an introduction to the classic myths for young readers ... Illustrated with Pogany's superb drawings, full of the driving force of the poetic prose".--"Publishers Weekly". Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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Epic poetry, Greek -- Translations into English -- Juvenile literature
Greek poetry -- Translations into English -- Juvenile literature
Mythology, Greek
Mythology, Greek -- Juvenile literature
Odysseus (Greek mythology)
Odysseus, -- King of Ithaca (Mythological character) -- Juvenile literature
Odysseus, -- King of Ithaca (Mythological character) -- Poetry -- Juvenile literature
Trojan War
Troy (Extinct city) -- Romances, legends, etc. -- Juvenile literature
title_display The children's Homer : the adventures of Odysseus and the tale of Troy
title_full The children's Homer : [the adventures of Odysseus and the tale of Troy] [electronic resource] Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972.
The children's Homer : the adventures of Odysseus and the tale of Troy / Illustrated by Willy Pogany
The children's Homer : the adventures of Odysseus and the tale of Troy [electronic resource] Colum, Padraic, 1881-1972.
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Odysseus
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Trojan War