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The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy (Classic Reprint)

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The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy (Classic Reprint) by Padraic Colum
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Excerpt from The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy This is the story of Odysseus, the most renowned of all the heroes the Greek poets have told us of - of Odysseus, his wars and his wanderings. And this story of Odysseus begins with his son, the youth who was called Telemachus. It was when Telemachus was a child of a month old that a messenger came from Agamemnon, the Great King, bidding Odysseus betake himself to the war against Troy that the Kings and Princes of Greece were about to wage. The wise Odysseus, foreseeing the disasters that would befall all that entered that war, was loth to go. And so when Agamemnon's messenger came to the island of Ithaka where he was King, Odysseus pretended to be mad. And that the messenger, Palamedes, might believe he was mad indeed, he did a thing that no man ever saw being done before - he took an ass and an ox and yoked them together to the same plough and began to plough a field. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Release date NZ
September 27th, 2015
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Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Forgotten Books
Pages
286
Dimensions
152x229x15
ISBN-13
9781440069246
Product ID
23348870

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