The Essential Homer : Selections from the Iliad and the Odyssey
  • Author : Homer
  • Release Date : 01 January 2000
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 510
  • ISBN 13 : 0872205401
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Book Description: Selections from both Iliad and Odyssey, made with an eye for those episodes that figure most prominently in the study of mythology.

The Essential Odyssey

The Essential Odyssey

Author : Homer
Publisher : Hackett Publishing
Genre : Poetry
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This generous abridgment of Stanley Lombardo's translation of the Odyssey offers more than half of the epic, including all of its best-known episodes and finest poetry, while providing concise summaries for omitted books and passages. Sheila Murnaghan's Introduction, a shortened version of her essay for the unabridged edition, is ideal ...

Homer s Iliad and Odyssey

Homer s Iliad and Odyssey

Author : Barry B. Powell
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Genre : Fiction
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Renowned Homer scholar Barry B. Powell has already given the world powerful new translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey. Now his Homer's Iliad and Odyssey: The Essential Books brings together his translations of the most important books and passages from these two great poems in one handy volume. Accessible, ...

World Classics Library  Homer

World Classics Library Homer

Author : Homer
Publisher : Arcturus Publishing
Genre : Poetry
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The Iliad and The Odyssey are two epic poems from Ancient Greece which have become cornerstones of Western literature. This stunning jacketed hardback brings together these two works in an accessible prose translation, ideal for those wanting to be thrown into the action of these thrilling tales In The Iliad, ...

The Essential Iliad

The Essential Iliad

Author : Homer,Stanley Lombardo
Publisher : Hackett Publishing
Genre : Literary Criticism
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While preserving the basic narrative of the Iliad, this selection also highlights the epic's high poetic moments and essential mythological content, and will prove especially useful in surveys of world literature....

The Essential Homer

The Essential Homer

Author : Homer
Publisher : Hackett Publishing
Genre : Poetry
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Selections from both Iliad and Odyssey, made with an eye for those episodes that figure most prominently in the study of mythology....

The Iliad

The Iliad

Author : Homer
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Poetry
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This translation of The Iliad equals Fitzgerald's earlier Odyssey in power and imagination. It recreates the original action as conceived by Homer, using fresh and flexible blank verse that is both lyrical and dramatic....

Anthology of Classical Myth

Anthology of Classical Myth

Author : Stephen M. Trzaskoma,R. Scott Smith,Stephen Brunet
Publisher : Hackett Publishing
Genre : Literary Collections
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This new edition of Anthology of Classical Myth offers selections from key Near Eastern texts—the Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh, Epic of Creation (Enuma Elish), and Atrahasis; the Hittite Song of Emergence; and the flood story from the book of Genesis—thereby enabling students to explore the many similarities between ...

Aeneid

Aeneid

Author : Virgil
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
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Homer s The Iliad and The Odyssey

Homer s The Iliad and The Odyssey

Author : Alberto Manguel
Publisher : Atlantic Books Ltd
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The stories of the Trojan war and Helen of Troy, Patroclus and Achilles, the Sirens and the Cyclops are embedded in western culture, yet readers often fail to recognise that they were made famous by two epic poems, The Iliad and The Odyssey, and one blind poet: Homer. Alberto Manguel ...

The Lost Books of the Odyssey

The Lost Books of the Odyssey

Author : Zachary Mason
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Genre : Fiction
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A BRILLIANT AND BEGUILING REIMAGINING OF ONE OF OUR GREATEST MYTHS BY A GIFTED YOUNG WRITER Zachary Mason's brilliant and beguiling debut novel, The Lost Books of the Odyssey, reimagines Homer's classic story of the hero Odysseus and his long journey home after the fall of Troy. With brilliant prose, ...

The Iliad   Homer  Updated Edition

The Iliad Homer Updated Edition

Author : Harold Bloom
Publisher : Infobase Publishing
Genre : Uncategorized
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Attributed to Homer, The Iliad, along with The Odyssey, is among the oldest literary documents in the Greek language. This epic war story depicts seven key weeks during the battle for Ilium, or Troy, culminating in the decisive battle betwee...

Greek Tragedy

Greek Tragedy

Author : Aeschylus,Euripides,Sophocles
Publisher : Penguin UK
Genre : Drama
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Agememnon is the first part of the Aeschylus's Orestian trilogy in which the leader of the Greek army returns from the Trojan war to be murdered by his treacherous wife Clytemnestra. In Sophocles' Oedipus Rex the king sets out to uncover the cause of the plague that has struck his ...