The Iliad & The Odyssey

The Iliad & The Odyssey

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by Homer, Samuel Butler
     
 

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The Iliad and The Odyssey are two of the oldest works of Western literature-yet these ancient myths still offer powerful lessons for our times. From the fascinating fall of Troy to Odysseus's perilous journey home, from the gods and goddesses to the Sirens and the suitors, the events and characters of these epic tales captivate us, teach us, and inspire us. Their… See more details below

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The Iliad and The Odyssey are two of the oldest works of Western literature-yet these ancient myths still offer powerful lessons for our times. From the fascinating fall of Troy to Odysseus's perilous journey home, from the gods and goddesses to the Sirens and the suitors, the events and characters of these epic tales captivate us, teach us, and inspire us. Their influence can be seen far and wide, from James Joyce's Ulysses to the movie sensation Troy, starring Brad Pitt. Whether you've read Homer's original stories or you've only enjoyed their modern-day descendants, you'll love this edition of Iliad and Odyssey.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781499153330
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
04/15/2014
Pages:
572
Sales rank:
646,453
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.16(d)

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