The Odyssey: Illustrated Editionby Homer
For the first time, Famous oil paintings have been remastered and added to this epic classic by famous painters who depicted these scenes from The Odyssey to millions of readers for the last several hundred years in
The Odyssey finally comes to life in this Collectible COLOR edition, the only Illustrated Edition on the market that is finally released to the public.
For the first time, Famous oil paintings have been remastered and added to this epic classic by famous painters who depicted these scenes from The Odyssey to millions of readers for the last several hundred years in art museums around the World. With these classic paintings, the story comes to life for the young and young at heart as readers will be able to study the artwork as well as the text that corresponds with The Odyssey.
The poem mainly centers on the Greek hero Odysseus (known as Ulysses in Roman myths) and his journey home after the fall of Troy. It takes Odysseus ten years to reach Ithaca after the ten-year Trojan War. In his absence, it is assumed he has died, and his wife Penelope and son Telemachus must deal with a group of unruly suitors, the Mnesteres (Greek: ) or Proci, who compete for Penelope's hand in marriage.(c)2013. All Rights Reserved.
**This is the color Edition of the book, a black and white copy is available on amazon.com
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