Quick Search

Subscribe to our Out of Town mailing list for announcements of online sales
* indicates required
Subscribe to our Local mailing list for notices of instore events and sales
* indicates required
The Odyssey of Homer (Bantam Classics), Homer
Stock Image

Author:    Homer

Title:   The Odyssey of Homer (Bantam Classics)

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Bantam Classics January 1990

ISBN Number:    0553213997 / 9780553213997

Seller ID:   154833

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 at home, where treacherous suitors seek to steal his kingdom and his loyal wife, Penelope. Favorite of the gods, Odysseus embodies the energy, intellect, and resourcefulness that were of highest value to the ancients and that remain ideals in out time.
In this new verse translation, Allen Mandelbaum--celebrated poet and translator of Virgil's "Aeneid" and Dante's "Divine Comedy" --realizes the power and beauty of the original Greek verse and demonstrates why the epic tale of "The Odyssey" has captured the human imagination for nearly three thousand years.

Price = 5.95 USD

Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to [email protected]
Copyright©2019. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com