The Odyssey: Books 13-24 (Loeb Classical Library, No 105)

By: HOMER

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Here is a new Loeb Classical Library edition of the resplendent epic tale of Odysseus's long journey home from the Trojan War and the legendary temptations, delays, and perils he faced at every turn. Homer's classic poem features Odysseus's encounters with the beautiful nymph Calypso; the queenly but wily Circe; the Lotus-eaters, who fed his men their memory-stealing drug; the man-eating, one-eyed Cyclops; the Laestrygonian giants; the souls of the dead in Hades; the beguiling Sirens; the treacherous Scylla and Charybdis. Here, too, is the hero's faithful wife, Penelope, weaving a shroud by day and unraveling it by night, in order to thwart the numerous suitors attempting to take Odysseus's place.

The works attributed to Homer include the two oldest and greatest European epic poems, the "Odyssey" and "Iliad." These texts have long stood in the Loeb Classical Library with a faithful and literate prose translation by A. T. Murray. George Dimock now brings the Loeb's "Odyssey" up to date, with a rendering that retains Murray's admirable style but is worded for today's readers. The two-volume edition includes a new introduction, notes, and index.

Title:: The Odyssey: Books 13-24 (Loeb Classical Library, No 105)

Author:: HOMER

Categories: Greek & Latin Classics,

Edition:: 2

Publisher: Loeb Classical Library: January 1919

ISBN Number:: 0674995627

ISBN Number: 13: 9780674995628

Binding:: Hardcover

Book Condition:: New

Seller ID:: 62219