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The Odyssey of Homer

Author: Homer.; Richmond Lattimore
Publisher: New York : Perennial Classics, ©1991, ©1967.
Series: AP Reading List (classics)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Perennial Classics edView all editions and formats
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The wandering of the hero Odysseus after the Trojan War.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character); Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Homer.; Richmond Lattimore
ISBN: 0060931957 9780060931957
OCLC Number: 680093386
Notes: "A hardcover edition of this book was published in 1967 by Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc."--Title page verso.
Description: x, 374 pages ; 21 cm
Series Title: AP Reading List (classics)
Responsibility: translated with an introduction by Richmond Lattimore.

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The most eloquent translation of Homer's Odyssey into modern English.  Read more...

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"The best...translator of Greek poetry into English is Richmond Lattimore...This is the best "Odyssey" in modern English." -- Gilbert Highet-- Gilbert Highet "In this "Odyssey" Professor Lattimore Read more...

 
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