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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Homer.

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Edition Notes

SeriesMary Flexner lectures -- 1954.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 186 p.
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16652454M

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Homer ’s 8th century BCE oral narrative of a warrior’s decades-long quest to return home defines epic er with its companion poem The Iliad, The Odyssey describes the action and aftermath of the Trojan Wars, andis the model for the heroic quest. Read a character analysis of Odysseus, plot summary, and important quotes. “The Odyssey” (Gr: “Odysseia”) is the second of the two epic poems attributed to the ancient Greek poet Homer (the first being “The Iliad”), and usually considered the second extant work of Western was probably composed near the end of the 8th Century BCE and is, in part, a sequel to “The Iliad”. It is widely recognized as one of the great stories of all time, and Ratings:   The Odyssey of Homer is a Greek epic poem that tells of the return journey of Odysseus to the island of Ithaca from the war at Troy, which Homer addressed in . Book Review 4 out of 5 stars to The Odyssey, published around BC and written by Homer. I was tasked with reading this epic work as part of an Advanced Placement English course in between my junior and senior years of high school/5(12K).

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