The Odyssey (Paperback)

The Odyssey By Samuel Butler (Translator), Homer - Cover Image
By Samuel Butler (Translator), Homer -
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In its origin, The Odyssey was an oral epic poem from Mycenaean Greece, about the 11th century BC. The hero of the poem is Odysseus, or Ulysses as he is called in Latin. This is the story about Odysseus's ten-year-long voyage home to Ithaca after the Trojan War. At the same time, his wife Penelope has to fight off a lot of men who want to marry her; and his son Telemachos searches for him. The Odyssey is regarded as one of the most important foundational works of western literature, a timeless classic. Many authors have composed creative reworkings of the poem, often updated to address contemporary themes and concerns. Presented here in the annotated translation by S. Butler.
Product Details
ISBN: 9798679473607
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: August 26th, 2020
Pages: 282
Language: English