The Odyssey (the Samuel Butcher and Andrew Lang Prose Translation)

Paperback | January 1, 2005

by.. HomerTranslated bySamuel Butcher, Andrew Lang

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Odyssey which in Greek literally means "the tale of Odysseus," has becomes synonymous with a great journey. "The Odyssey" follows Homer''s "The Iliad" where we find all the surviving warriors of the great Trojan War have returned home except for Odysseus, who has been detained by the nymph Calypso for her sexual pleasure. Odysseus however wishes to return to his family and loved ones who await his return at home. The Gods send the fleet-footed Hermes to order Calypso to free him and in doing so Odysseus begins his journey. Along the way Odysseus must overcome many obstacles and battle mythical creatures. Contained in this volume is the prose translation of Samuel Butcher and Andrew Lang.

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Odyssey which in Greek literally means "the tale of Odysseus," has becomes synonymous with a great journey. "The Odyssey" follows Homer's "The Iliad" where we find all the surviving warriors of the great Trojan War have returned home except for Odysseus, who has been detained by the nymph Calypso for her sexual pleasure. Odysseus however wishes to return to his family and loved ones who await his ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.48 inPublished:January 1, 2005Publisher:Neeland MediaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1420922424

ISBN - 13:9781420922424

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