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The Odyssey
by Homer ~ Paperback
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This epic tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan War forms one of the earliest works of Western literature. Confronted by natural and supernatural threats - shipwrecks, battles, monsters and the implacable enmity of the sea-god poseidon - Odysseus must test his bravery and n...

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The Iliad
by Homer ~ Paperback
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"The Illiad" is the culmination of a long-standing oral tradition. The oral technique enabled a master bard like Homer to develop what may historically have been an event of minor importance into a fully fledged epic. So, out of a single episode in the legendary Trojan War - Achilles' with...

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The Odyssey
by Homer ~ Paperback / softback
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This book comes with an introduction and notes by Adam Roberts Royal Holloway, University of London. Homer's great epic describes the many adventures of Odysseus, Greek warrior, as he strives over many years to return to his home island of Ithaca after the Trojan War. His colourful adventures, his e...

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The Iliad
by Homer ~ Paperback / softback
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With an introduction and notes by Adam Roberts, Royal Holloway, University of London, the product of more than a decade's continuous work (1598-1611), Chapman's translation of Homer's great poem of war is a magnificent testimony to the power of the Iliad. In muscular, onward-rolling verse Chapman re...

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The Iliad
by Homer ~ Paperback / softback

'War, the bringer of tears...'For 2,700 years the Iliad has gripped listeners and readers with the story of Achilles' anger and Hector's death. This tragic episode during the siege of Troy, sparked by a quarrel between the leader of the Greek army and its mightiest warrior, Achilles, is played out b...

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The Iliad
by Homer ~ Hardback

This is a stunning Penguin clothbound edition of Homer's great epic, in E. V. Rieu's classic translation. The Iliad is the first and the greatest literary achievement of Greek civilization - an epic poem without rival in the literature of the world, and the cornerstone of Western culture. The story ...

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The Odyssey
by Homer ~ Hardback
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Part of "Penguin's" beautiful hardback "Clothbound Classics" series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. The epic tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journe...

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The Iliad
by Homer ~ Paperback

One of the foremost achievements in Western literature, Homer's "Iliad" tells the story of the darkest episode in the Trojan War. At its centre is Achilles, the greatest warrior-champion of the Greeks, and his refusal to fight after being humiliated by his leader Agamemnon. But when the Tr...

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Classic Starts (R): The Iliad
by Homer ~ Hardback

This high interest/low vocabulary retelling of The Iliad introduces young readers to Homer's thrilling epic tale. Set during the siege of Troy, The Iliad is truly the ultimate adventure story. It is suitable for ages 7-9. Homer's The Iliad is the perfect way for young readers to become familiar with...

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The Anger of Achilles: The Iliad
by Homer ~ Paperback / softback

War is raging between the Greeks and the Trojans. Achilles, the great warrior champion of the Greek army, is angrily sulking in his tent and refusing to fight, after a row with his leader Agamemnon. But when the Trojan king Hector kills Achilles' beloved friend, he plunges back into the battle to se...

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The Iliad of Homer
by Homer ~ Paperback / softback

"Sing, goddess, the anger of Peleus' son Achilleus / and its devastation." For sixty years, that's how Homer has begun the Iliad in English, in Richmond Lattimore's faithful translation--the gold standard for generations of students and general readers. This long-awaited new edition of Lattimore's...

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Odyssey
by Homer ~ Paperback / softback

Lombardo's Odyssey offers the distinctive speed, clarity, and boldness that so distinguished his 1997 Iliad. Lombardo has created a Homeric voice for his contemporaries: fresh, quick and verbally engaging to the modern ear, as the original was to the ancient. His characters come alive as real people...

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The Iliad
by Homer ~ Paperback / softback

The Iliad is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma, for which Barry Powell, one of the twenty-first century's leading Homeric scholars, has given us a magnificent new translation. Graceful, lucid, and energetic, Powell's translation renders the Homeric Greek with a simplicity and dignity ...

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The Essential Iliad
by Homer ~ Paperback / softback

While preserving the basic narrative of the Iliad, this bare-bones abridgment highlights the epic's high poetic moments and essential mythological content, and will prove especially useful in surveys of world literature, and in Western civilization surveys.Author BiographyStanley Lombardo is Profess...

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Circe and the Cyclops
by Homer ~ Paperback

'You must be Odysseus, man of twists and turns...' The tales of Odysseus' struggle with a man-eating Cyclops and Circe, the beautiful enchantress who turns men into swine. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and dive...

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The Odyssey
by Homer ~ Paperback / softback

By its evocation of a real or imaged heroic age, its contrasts of character and its variety of adventure, above all by its sheer narrative power, the Odyssey has won and preserved its place among the greatest tales in the world. It tells of Odysseus' adventurous wanderings as he returns from the lon...

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The Odyssey
by Homer ~ Hardback

By its evocation of a real or imaged heroic age, its contrasts of character and its variety of adventure, above all by its sheer narrative power, the Odyssey has won and preserved its place among the greatest tales in the world. It tells of Odysseus' adventurous wanderings as he returns from the lon...

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The Odyssey
by Homer ~ Paperback / softback

The Odyssey is vividly captured and beautifully paced in this swift and lucid new translation by acclaimed scholar and translator Peter Green. Accompanied by an illuminating introduction, maps, chapter summaries, a glossary, and explanatory notes, this is the ideal translation for both general reade...

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$36.00
The Iliad and the Odyssey
by Homer ~ Hardback

The Iliad is the epic poem that tells the ten-year story of the siege of Troy by the Greeks. Its sequel, The Odyssey, describes the journey that the triumphant Greek leader, Odysseus, takes back to Greece following the fall of Troy. Together, they are among the oldest pieces of literature in the Wes...

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The Odyssey
by Homer ~ Paperback
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Literature's grandest evocation of life's journey, at once an ageless human story and an individual test of moral endurance, Homer's ancient Greek epic "The Odyssey" is translated by Robert Fagles with an introduction and notes by Bernard Knox in "Penguin Classics". When Robert Fagles' translation o...

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The Illustrated Odyssey
by Homer ~ Hardback

Tell me, O muse, of that ingenious hero who traveled far and wide after he had sacked the famous town of Troy... So starts Homer's The Odyssey, the classic account of the Greek hero Odysseus and his ten-year journey home, following the glories and horrors of the Trojan War as recounted in The Illi...

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The Odyssey
by Homer ~ Paperback
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This title presents Homer's best-loved and most accessible poem, recounting the great wandering of Odysseus during his ten-year voyage back home to Ithaca, after the Trojan War. This is a superb new verse translation, now published in trade paperback, before the standard Penguin Classic B format.Aut...

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The Iliad
by Homer ~ Paperback / softback

In every century since the renaissance, English speakers have felt compelled to possess a translation written especially for their own time of this great epic poem, the earliest and most central literary text of Western culture. That need has been thoroughly met in our century by the distinguished p...

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The Iliad
by Homer ~ Paperback
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One of the greatest epics in Western literature, "The Iliad" recounts the story of the Trojan wars. This timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods battling amidst devastation and destruction, as it moves to its tragic conclusion. In his introduction, Bernard Knox obs...

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Iliad, The
by Homer ~ Paperback / softback

Achilles, the greatest of Greek heroes, is angered by Agamemnon and decides to withdraw from the battle. What is the reason for his wrath? Is there anything that will make him change his mind and return to the battlefield? Both armies have suffered tremendous losses, and the long war seems to be hea...

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The Odyssey
by Homer ~ Hardback

Homer's Odyssey is one of the supreme masterpieces of Western literature. Of this much acclaimed translation by Robert Fitzgerald, George Steiner has written, 'Fitzgerald is taking his place beside Chapman and Pope in the unbroken lineage of English Homeric translations...it has an economy and soar ...

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The Odyssey
by Homer ~ Hardback

A lean, fleet-footed translation that recaptures Homer's "nimble gallop" and brings an ancient epic to new life. The first great adventure story in the Western canon, the Odyssey is a poem about violence and the aftermath of war; about wealth, poverty, and power; about marriage, family, and identi...

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Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics
by Homer ~ Hardback

One of the most diverse in the Iliad, Book 3 moves between intimate scenes in the heart of Troy and scenes serious and comic on the battlefield. It describes a major ritual in an elaborate oath-swearing, assigns a major role to divine intervention,introduces and characterises the main Trojan actors ...

Pre-order - out 30 Sep 2019
$245.00
The Iliad and the Odyssey Boxed Set
by Homer ~ Hardback

Hailed by reviewers and readers alike, Peter Green's landmark translations of Homer's timeless epics are now available for the first time in this striking and sleekly designed collector-worthy set. With the verve and pathos of the original oral tradition, Green captures the beauty and complexity, th...

Pre-order - out 4 Jun 2019
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Classic Starts (R): The Odyssey
by Homer ~ Hardback

This title is suitable for children aged 7 to 9 years old. In this title, Homer's epic tale of the warrior Odysseus' decades-long struggle to return home after the Trojan War is simply and beautifully retold, with all the drama intact. Young readers will thrill at Odysseus' adventures with the man-e...

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The Odyssey
by Homer ~ Paperback
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This is the epic journey of Odysseus, the hero of Ancient Greece...After ten years of war, Odysseus turns his back on Troy and sets sail for home. But his voyage takes another ten years and he must face many dangers - Polyphemus the greedy one-eyed giant, Scylla the six-headed sea monster and even t...

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The Iliad
by Homer ~ Paperback

One of the New Yorker's Favorite Books from 2011--from the renowned translator of Rilke, Tao Te Ching, and Gilgamesh, a vivid new translation of Western civilization's foundational epic: the Iliad. One of The New Yorker's Favorite Books of 2 011 Tolstoy called the Iliad a miracle; Goethe said that ...

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Odyssey, The
by Homer ~ Paperback / softback

During his eventful journey Odysseus comes across all sorts of monsters and mythical creatures, and loses his ships and crew. When he finally reaches his beloved island he finds his queen besieged by suitors who claim his throne. What tricks will Penelope resort to in her effort to avoid them? And h...

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The Odyssey
by Homer ~ Paperback / softback

Returning from the Trojan War, Ulysses is blown off-course by the sea god Poseidon, and endures an eleven-year struggle to get home. Along the way, he encounters the Sirens, the Cyclops, the sorceress Circe, the goddess Calypso, the sea monster Scylla, the deadly whirlpool Charybdis, and other dange...

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Homeri, Poetarum Omnium Principis, Ilias (1541)
by Homer ~ Paperback

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Homers Odussee (1781)
by Homer ~ Paperback

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Man. Moschopuli Byzantini Scholia Ad Homeri Iliados Librum I and II...
by Homer ~ Hardback

This Book Is In Latin. Due to the very old age and scarcity of this book, many of the pages may be hard to read due to the blurring of the original text.

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Nova Clavis Homerica V4: Cujus Ope Aditus Ad Intelligendos Sine...
by Homer ~ Paperback

This Book Is In Latin. Due to the very old age and scarcity of this book, many of the pages may be hard to read due to the blurring of the original text.

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Man. Moschopuli Byzantini Scholia Ad Homeri Iliados Librum I and II...
by Homer ~ Paperback

This Book Is In Latin. Due to the very old age and scarcity of this book, many of the pages may be hard to read due to the blurring of the original text.

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Homers Odyssee: I-XII Gesang (1806)
by Homer ~ Hardback

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