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Title:The Odyssey
Format Type:Ebook
Author:Homer, Robert Fagles, E.V. Rieu, Frédéric Mugler, Bernard Knox
Publisher:Penguin Classics
ISBN:0143039954
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Number of Pages:541
Category:Classics, Fiction, Poetry, Mythology, Fantasy, School

The Odyssey by Homer, Robert Fagles, E.V. Rieu, Frédéric Mugler, Bernard Knox

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Odyssey Literature s grandest evocation of life s journey at once an ageless human story and an individual test of moral endurance Homer s ancient Greek epic i The Odyssey i is translated by Robert Fagles with an introduction and notes by Bernard Knox in Penguin Classics .

When Robert Fagles translation of i The Iliad i was published in critics and scholars alike hailed it as a masterpiece Here one of the great modern translators presents us with i The Odyssey i Homer s best loved poem recounting Odysseus wanderings after the Trojan War With wit and wile the man of twists and turns meets the challenges of the sea god Poseidon and monsters ranging from the many headed Scylla to the cannibalistic Cyclops Polyphemus only to return after twenty years to a home besieged by his wife Penelope s suitors In the myths and legends retold in this immortal poem Fagles has captured the energy of Homer s original in a bold contemporary idiom .

Seven greek cities claim the honour of being the birthplace of Homer c th th century BC the poet to whom the composition of the i Iliad i and i Odyssey i are attributed The i Iliad i is the oldest surviving work of Western literature but the identity or even the existence of Homer himself is a complete mystery with no reliable biographical information having survived .

If you enjoyed i The Odyssey i you might like Robert Fagles translation of i The Iliad i also available in Penguin Classics .

Wonderfully readable Just the right blend of roughness and sophistication Ted Hughes .

A memorable achievement Mr Fagles has been remarkably successful in finding a style that is of our time and yet timeless Richard Jenkyns i The New York Times Book Review i .

His translation of i The Odyssey i is his best work yet Garry Wills i New Yorker i

City of Endless Night, Dark in Death

Iliada, #1, The Iliad, The Odyssey + 7 Free Bonus works: The Iliad Of Homer, Paradise Lost, The Golden Ass, Oedipus The King, Oedipus At Colonus, Antigone, The Aeneid, The Essential Homer, The Odyssey, The Essential Odyssey, The Iliad/The Odyssey/The Aeneid, The Iliad/The Odyssey, Homeric Hymns, The Odyssey, Book 1-12