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The Odyssey of Homer

The Odyssey of Homer
Author: Homer
ISBN 13: 9780061244186
ISBN 10: 6124418
Edition: Reissue
Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Publication Date: 2007-06-26
Format: Paperback
Pages: 374
List Price: $14.99

Homer's account of the adventures of Odysseus has stood at the center of classical literature for centuries. It is a sweeping story of a great warrior who wanders the world, but also an intensely domestic tale of a loving husband's struggle to protect an enduring union with his faithful wife. Meticulously studied and commented upon by innumerable scholars, The Odyssey remains, nonetheless, a uniquely personal literary experience, startling each new generation of readers with its excitement, its drama, and its remarkably contemporary hero.

Times Literary Supplement (London)

A landmark in the history of modern translation....Lattimore has reanimated Homer for this generaiton, and perhaps for other generations to come.