Odyssey

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Odyssey

An alternate cover edition can be found here With an Introduction and Notes by Adam Roberts Royal Holloway, University of London Homers 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 endurance, his love for his wife and son have the An alternate cover edition can be found here With an Introduction and Notes by Adam Roberts Royal Holloway, University of London Homers 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 endurance, his love for his wife and son have the same power to move and inspire readers today as they did in Archaic Greece, 2800 years ago. This poem has been translated many times over the years, but Chapmans sinewy, gorgeous rendering 1616 stands in a class of its own. Chapman believed himself inspired by the spirit of Homer himself, and matches the breadth and power of the original with a complex and stunning idiom of his own. John Keats expressed his admiration for the resulting work in the famous sonnet, On first looking into Chapmans Homer: Much have I travelled in the realms of gold...


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Title Odyssey
Author Homer
ISBN-13 9781853260254
ISBN-10 1853260254
Publisher Wordsworth Classics
Language English
Edition NA
Height 198 mm
Width 129 mm
Thickness 27 mm
Binding Paperback
Pages 512

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