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Homer

Homer was a Greek poet, recognized as the author of the great epics, the Iliad, the story of the siege of Troy, and the Odyssey, the tale of Ulysses’s wanderings.

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The Iliad
Written by Homer
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | March 1992
$24.00/28.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-41075-1 (0-679-41075-9)

In every century since the renaissance, English speakers have felt compelled to possess a translation written especially for their own time of this great epic poem, the earliest and most central literary text of Western culture. That need has been thoroughly met in our century by the distinguished poet and classicist...

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The Odyssey of Homer
Written by Homer, Translated by Allen Mandelbaum
Bantam Classics | Paperback | September 1991
$5.95/8.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-21399-7 (0-553-21399-7)

Homer's epic chronicle of the Greek hero Odysseus' journey home from the Trojan War has inspired  writers from Virgil to James Joyce. Odysseus  survives storm and shipwreck, the cave of the Cyclops  and the isle of Circe, the lure of the Sirens' song  and a trip to the Underworld, only to find his  most difficult challenge... Read more






The Odyssey
Written by Homer
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | November 1992
$25.00/28.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-41047-8 (0-679-41047-3)

One of the supreme masterpieces of world literature, the Homeric saga of the shipwrecks, wanderings, and homecoming of the master tactician Odysseus encompasses a virtual inventory of the themes and attitudes that have shaped Western culture. The tale of Odysseus’s encounters with such obstacles as Calypso, Circe, Scylla and Charybdis, the...

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