The Odyssey (Book, 2014) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The Odyssey

The Odyssey

Author: Homerus; Barry B Powell
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The Odyssey is one of the world's greatest and best loved poems. It has inspired painters, poets, sculptors, and screenwriters; and now Barry Powell, one of the twenty-first century's leading Homeric  Read more...

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Named Person: Homerus
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Homerus; Barry B Powell
ISBN: 9780199925889 0199925887 9780199925896 0199925895
OCLC Number: 895257765
Description: XXI, 459 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Introduction ; Book 1: Telemachos in Ithaca ; Book 2: Telemachos Calls an Assembly ; Book 3: Telemachos in Pylos ; Book 4: Telemachos in Sparta ; Book 5: Odysseus and Kalypso ; Book 6: Odysseus and Nausicaa ; Book 7: Odysseus in the Phaeacian Court ; Book 8: The Stranger in Town ; Book 9: Odysseus in the Cave of Cyclops ; Book 10: Odysseus and Kirke ; Book 11: Odysseus in the Underworld ; Book 12: Odysseus on the Island of the Sun ; Book 13: Home at Last ; Book 14: Odysseus in the Pig Herder's Hut ; Book 15: The Pig Herder's Tale ; Book 16: Father and Son ; Book 17: The Faithful Dog Argos ; Book 18: Presents from the Suitors ; Book 19: Odysseus' Scar ; Book 20: A Vision of Doom ; Book 21: The Contest of the Bow ; Book 22: The Slaughter of the Suitors ; Book 23: Husband and Wife ; Book 24: Father and Son
Responsibility: Homer. Transl., introduction, and notes by Barry B. Powell.
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Magnetically readable. * Booklist, starred review * [A] clear and energetic translation.... Staying true to Homer's poetic rhythms, Powell avoids the modified iambic lines found in Lattimore's, Read more...

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