The Odyssey by Homer (Oxford Myths and Legends)

The Odyssey by Homer (Oxford Myths and Legends)

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by Barbara Leonie Picard
     
 

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This is the exciting story of Odysseus's epic journey home. After the fall of Troy, Odysseus sets sail for his island kingdom of Ithaca, not knowing that his voyage will take all of ten years. Along the way, he is to face many dangers, including the one-eyed giant Polyphemus, Circe's enchanted island, and the sirens who lure sailors to their death. He even… See more details below

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This is the exciting story of Odysseus's epic journey home. After the fall of Troy, Odysseus sets sail for his island kingdom of Ithaca, not knowing that his voyage will take all of ten years. Along the way, he is to face many dangers, including the one-eyed giant Polyphemus, Circe's enchanted island, and the sirens who lure sailors to their death. He even journeys down into the underworld and meets the dead Greek heroes. And all the time, his wife and son are waiting, hoping against hope that he will come and help them face the men who have invaded their home.
Homer's great epic poem is brought to pulsating life in this critically acclaimed, classic retelling by Barbara Leonie Picard.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192741462
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/17/1991
Series:
Oxford Myths and Legends Series
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.89(d)
Age Range:
11 - 18 Years

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