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The Odyssey

Author: Gilbert Highet; Homer.; Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc.; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corp., [198-], ©1965.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents dramatized excerpts from Homer's Odyssey. Gilbert Highet comments on various aspects of the classic epic such as general background of the Trojan War, characteristics of the hero, and the three themes of the story which are based on one central moral truth.
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Named Person: Homer.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert Highet; Homer.; Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, inc.; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation.
OCLC Number: 20661341
Credits: Newly translated and presented by Gilbert Highet.
Cast: Simon Lack, Dyson Lovell, Ann Moorish, Michael Gwynn.
Event notes: Filmed at the studios of Cinecitta, Rome.
Description: 3 videocassettes : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: I. Structure of the epic (26:50) --
II. The return of Odysseus (25:21) --
III. The central themes (27:38).
Other Titles: Structure of the epic
Return of Odysseus
Central themes
Responsibility: Encyclopaedia Britannica Films ; director, producer, editor, John Barnes.

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Presents dramatized excerpts from Homer's Odyssey. Gilbert Highet comments on various aspects of the classic epic such as general background of the Trojan War, characteristics of the hero, and the three themes of the story which are based on one central moral truth.

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