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The Iliad and the Odyssey

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Two of the greatest adventure stories of all time, these timeless epics of war, duty, honor, and revenge are filled with magic, mystery, and an assortment of gods and goddesses who meddle freely in the affairs of men. The Iliad recounts the war between the Trojans and Achaeans and the personal and tragic struggle of the fiery-tempered Achilles. The

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Two of the greatest adventure stories of all time, these timeless epics of war, duty, honor, and revenge are filled with magic, mystery, and an assortment of gods and goddesses who meddle freely in the affairs of men. The Iliad recounts the war between the Trojans and Achaeans and the personal and tragic struggle of the fiery-tempered Achilles. The Odyssey chronicles Odysseus's return from the Trojan War and the trials he endures on his journey home.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435152991
Publisher:
Fall River Press
Publication date:
04/11/2014
Series:
Amazing Values Series
Pages:
752
Sales rank:
18,836
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.60(d)

Meet the Author

Not much is known about Homer, who was considered by the ancient Greeks to be the greatest epic poet for his works, The Iliad and The Odyssey, two poems that have had a lasting influence on Western literature.

Andrew Lynn teaches literature and writing at Barnard College. He is currently at work on a book about musical listening, silent reading, and the nineteenth-century novel.

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The Iliad and The Odyssey 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Savage656 More than 1 year ago
The Iliad was a wondrous book about love, adventure, and conflict.