The Odyssey (Book, 2016) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The Odyssey

Author: Homer; Anthony Verity; William Allan
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A major new translation of Homer's great epic poem that encapsulates the power of cunning over strength, the pitfalls of temptation and the importance of home. Anthony Verity's rendering transmits the directness, power, and dignity of Homer's poetry in an elegant and accurate translation that respects the original line numbers. William Allan, an authority in classical Greek tragedy and epic, offers a full  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Epic poetry, Greek
Poetry
Translations
Epic poetry
Translations into English
Named Person: Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character); Odysseus; Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character); Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character); Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Homer; Anthony Verity; William Allan
ISBN: 9780199669103 0199669104 9780198736479 0198736479
Language Note: Translated from the Ancient Greek.
OCLC Number: 944160206
Description: xxix, 354 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents:
Other Titles: Odyssey.
Responsibility: Homer ; translated by Anthony Verity ; with an introduction and notes by William Allan.
Local System Bib Number:
ocn944160206

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The Odyssey tells the story of the Greek hero Odysseus' epic ten year journey home after the end of the Trojan War of the Iliad. Its epic sweep has gripped generations of readers.  Read more...
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A labour of love, this translation offers an 'enchanting' experience and earns [Verity] a well-deserved place among the distinguished translators of the Odyssey. * Classics for All *

 
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