The Odyssey by G. S. Kirk

The Odyssey

byG. S. KirkEditorHomerTranslated byWalter Shewring

Paperback | August 10, 2008

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Shewring's superb prose translation comes as close to the spirit of the original Greek as our language will allow.

About The Author

Homer is the author of The Iliad and The Odyssey, the two greatest Greek epic poems. Nothing is known about Homer personally; it is not even known for certain whether there is only one true author of these two works. Homer is thought to have been an Ionian from the 9th or 8th century B.C. While historians argue over the man, his impact...

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Title:The OdysseyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.71 inPublished:August 10, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199536783

ISBN - 13:9780199536788

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