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The Odyssey

Read by Derek Jacobi
by Allen Homer
Translated by Allen Mandelbaum

Highbridge Company | June 16, 2000 | Audio Book (CD)

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The most popular epic of Western culture springs to life in Allen Mandelbaum''s magnificent translation.

Homer''s masterpiece tells the story of Odysseus, the ideal Greek hero, as he travels home to Ithaca after the Trojan War-a journey of ten years and countless thrilling adventures. Rich in Greek folklore and myth, featuring gods and goddesses, monsters and sorceresses, The Odyssey has enchanted listeners around the world for thousands of years.

Mandelbaum''s robust, romantic, lyrical translation has an openness and immediacy unsurpassed by any other. Read aloud, it is a wonderful way to experience this enduring classic.

Format: Audio Book (CD)

Dimensions: 1 pages, 2.34 × 1.99 × 0.65 in

Published: June 16, 2000

Publisher: Highbridge Company

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 156511423X

ISBN - 13: 9781565114234

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The Odyssey

Read by Derek Jacobi
by Allen Homer
Translated by Allen Mandelbaum

Format: Audio Book (CD)

Dimensions: 1 pages, 2.34 × 1.99 × 0.65 in

Published: June 16, 2000

Publisher: Highbridge Company

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 156511423X

ISBN - 13: 9781565114234

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The most popular epic of Western culture springs to life in Allen Mandelbaum's magnificent translation.
Homer's masterpiece tells the story of Odysseus, the ideal Greek hero, as he travels home to Ithaca after the Trojan War???a journey of ten years and countless thrilling adventures. Rich in Greek folklore and myth, featuring gods and goddesses, monsters and sorceresses, "The Odyssey" has enchanted listeners around the world for thousands of years.
Mandelbaum's robust, romantic, lyrical translation has an openness and immediacy unsurpassed by any other. Read aloud, it is a wonderful way to experience this enduring classic.

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The most popular epic of Western culture springs to life in Allen Mandelbaum''s magnificent translation.

Homer''s masterpiece tells the story of Odysseus, the ideal Greek hero, as he travels home to Ithaca after the Trojan War-a journey of ten years and countless thrilling adventures. Rich in Greek folklore and myth, featuring gods and goddesses, monsters and sorceresses, The Odyssey has enchanted listeners around the world for thousands of years.

Mandelbaum''s robust, romantic, lyrical translation has an openness and immediacy unsurpassed by any other. Read aloud, it is a wonderful way to experience this enduring classic.

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Allen Mandelbaum (born 1926 in Albany, New York) is an American professor of Italian literature, poet, and translator. He is currently W. R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of Humanities at Wake Forest University.

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