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Odysseus (Greek mythology)

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Works: 42 works in 51 publications in 4 languages and 3,958 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Juvenile works  Fiction  Epic poetry  Comic books, strips, etc  Study guides  Epic poetry, Greek  Graphic novels  Drama  Music 
Classifications: PA4025.A5,
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Most widely held works about Odysseus (Greek mythology)
    Sirens and sea monsters by Mary Pope Osborne( Book )
    1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1,351 libraries worldwide
    Retells a part of the Odyssey in which Odysseus and his men, returning from the Land of the Dead determined to sail home to Ithaca, encounter Scylla, the six-headed monster, and Charybdis, the deadly whirlpool
    Odysseus by Geraldine McCaughrean( Book )
    1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 675 libraries worldwide
    Retells the story of Odysseus, the Greek hero who set sail for home at the end of the Trojan War, beginning with his arrival at the land of the lotus eaters
    The Odyssey : a play by Mary Zimmerman( Book )
    1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
    The Amazing adventures of Ulysses by Vivian Webb( Book )
    2 editions published between 1981 and 2003 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
    The retelling of the adventures of Ulysses (Odysseus), covering the Trojan horse, Cyclops, Circe, the Sirens, Scylla, and Penelope
    John Harbison by John Harbison( file )
    1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
    The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood( Book )
    1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
    Telling the story of Homer's "Odyssey" from the point of view of Penelope and her 12 hanged maids, the bestselling author of "Oryx and Crake" draws on Greek mythology for Volume 2 in the Myths series
    Odysseus and the wooden horse by Damian Harvey( Book )
    1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
    "The Greeks and the Trojans are at war. The Greeks can't break through Troy's mighty city walls. Then Odysseus, a clever Greek soldier, has an idea. Can he trick the Trojans and get into the city?"--Back cover
    The armour of Achilles by Glyn Iliffe( Book )
    1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
    The Greeks, with Achilles at their head, have inflicted numerous defeats on the Trojans, but Troy itself still stands. Dispirited, bitter, and frustrated by the war, Odysseus and his men think lovingly of home. But while Agammenon is still determined to avenge himself upon Troy for the theft of Helen by Paris, they are all trapped by the oath that Odysseus created. Eperitus, captain of Odysseus' guards, is tormented by his own oathto protect the very man who murdered his daughter. When Agamemnon is threatened with mutiny by a disillusioned army he changes his tactics, ordering a series of attacks on the allies of Troy, thus depriving the city of reinforcements, trade, and suppliesbut even this cannot draw the Trojans out from behind their walls. When Agamemnon angers the formidable Achilles, the battle for Troy seems doomed to failure. For it's only through the strength of their golden warrior that the pride of the Trojans will finally fall
    The Odyssey by Louie Stowell( Book )
    1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
    A brand new retelling of Homer's Odyssey, the story of a clever but unlucky Greek hero who just wants to get home
    Chasing Odysseus by Sulari Gentill( Book )
    2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
    Four young heroes in a quest against myth, magic...and betrayal. 1 girl, 3 brothers...4 daring young heroes. Treachery, transformations and a deadly quest. A thrilling adventure of ancient myth, monsters, gods, sorcerers, sirens, magic and many evils...the fall of Troy and a desperate chase across the seas in a magical ship
    The odyssey by Gillian Cross( Book )
    1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
    An illustrated adaptation of the mythology classic traces Odysseus' 10-year voyage home after the Trojan War, a fateful journey marked by a man-eating Cyclops, deadly Sirens, the fury of the sea-god Poseidon and Odysseus' faithful wife's efforts to rebuff greedy suitors
    The wanderings of Odysseus : the story of the Odyssey by Rosemary Sutcliff( Book )
    1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
    A retelling of the adventures of Odysseus on his long voyage home from the Trojan War. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary
    Odysseus by Ken Catran( Book )
    1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
    When Troy falls, Odysseus sets sail for home, but vengeful gods have decided otherwise. Storms blow his ship deep into unknown waters and onto the shores of fearful strange lands. Through battles and shipwrecks, will he survive to see his home again? Suggested level: secondary
    The Odyssey by Homer( Book )
    1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
    A touch of wind! by Steve Barlow( Book )
    1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
    Disaster hits the school trip when Perce and Andy rescue a shipwrecked sailor and discover that knowing the wrong person could get them blown away. Suggested level: primary
    The Odyssey by Homer( Book )
    1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
    Homer's masterpiecce tells the story of Odysseus, the ideal Greek hero, as he travels home to Ithaca after the Trojan War--a journey of many years and countless adventures
    The Odyssey : a modern sequel by Nikos Kazantzakis( Book )
    1 edition published in 1959 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
    Twenty-four book sequel to the Homeric poem that continues the story of Odysseus from his return to Greece to his death
    The Odyssey of Homer by Homer( Book )
    6 editions published between 1873 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 35 libraries worldwide
    The story of Odysseus' return from the Trojan War to his homeland is translated into modern English
    Odysseus in the serpent maze by Jane Yolen( file )
    1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
    Before he became the hero of the Trojan War, young Odysseus battled monsters and magicYoung Prince Odysseus longs to be a hero. But when he and his travelling companions are captured on their way home to Ithaca, Odysseus learns that being a hero isnt always easy. Now Odysseus must fight dastardly pirates, survive the enchanted songs of sirens, slay monsters, and defeat a treacherous king. Worse still, Odysseus has to deal with girls: snooty, spoiled Princess Helen of Sparta and her companion, the annoyingly sensible Penelope. Odysseus must use his strength and cleverness to save his friends, and he must sacrifice more than he ever expected to be come the hero he is destined to be. This ebook features personal histories by Jane Yolen and Robert J. Harris including rare images from the authorspersonal collections, as well as atimeline of the Heroic Age and aconversation between the two authors about the making of the series
    Torn from Troy by Patrick Bowman( file )
    1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
    Orphaned by the war and enslaved by Odysseus himself, Alexi has a very different view of the conquering heroes of legend. Despite a simmering anger towards his captors, Alexi gradually develops a grudging respect for them. As the Greeks fight off the angry Cicones, weather a storm that pushes them far beyond charted waters, and nearly succumb to the blandishments of the bewitching Lotus-eaters, he realizes that they are not the demons they were said to be, but people like himself
 
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