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The Odyssey (Oxford World's Classics)

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Description for The Odyssey (Oxford World's Classics) Hardcover. 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. Translator(s): Verity, Anthony. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 384 pages, 1 black & white map. BIC Classification: 2AHA; 3D; DB; DCF; DSBB; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 223 x 146 x 34. Weight in Grams: 503.
'Tell me, Muse, of the man of many turns, who was driven far and wide after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy' Twenty years after setting out to fight in the Trojan War, Odysseus is yet to return home to Ithaca. His household is in disarray: a horde of over 100 disorderly and arrogant suitors are vying to claim Odysseus' wife Penelope, and his young son Telemachus is powerless to stop them. Meanwhile, Odysseus is driven beyond the limits of the known world, encountering countless divine ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Condition
New
Number of Pages
384
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780199669103
SKU
V9780199669103
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About Homer
Anthony Verity is a classical scholar and educationalist whose appointments include Head of Classics at Bristol Grammar School, Headmaster of Leeds Grammar School, and Master of Dulwich College from 1986 to 1995. His translations for Oxford World's Classics include Theocritus, Idylls and Pindar, The Complete Odes, and the Iliad. William Allan is ... Read more

Reviews for The Odyssey (Oxford World's Classics)
A labour of love, this translation offers an 'enchanting' experience and earns [Verity] a well-deserved place among the distinguished translators of the Odyssey.
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