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  • Publisher : Laurel Leaf
  • Release : 10 August 2022
  • ISBN : 9780553494822
  • Page : 134 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 voters

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Presents a retelling of the adventures of Odysseus on his long voyage home from the Trojan War.

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The Wanderings of Odysseus

The Wanderings of Odysseus
  • Author : Rosemary Sutcliff
  • Publisher : Laurel Leaf
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : 9780553494822
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Presents a retelling of the adventures of Odysseus on his long voyage home from the Trojan War.

The Wanderings of Odysseus

The Wanderings of Odysseus
  • Author : Paul Murgatroyd
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-08-25
  • ISBN : 9781527574045
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This work concerns the wanderings of Odysseus, from the fall of Troy to his return to Ithaca in books five to thirteen in Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey. It provides a reliable and readable translation of substantial parts of those books and a summary of the remaining parts, together with in-depth literary analysis intended to enhance critical appreciation and plain enjoyment of what is the most famous and appealing segment of Homer’s epic. The book also includes exercises,

Odyssey

Odyssey
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Frances Lincoln Children's Bks
  • Release Date : 2014-07-15
  • ISBN : 1847805299
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Rosemary Sutcliff has transformed Homer's epic poem The Odyssey into an enthralling traveller's tale. Paired with stunning illustrations by award-winning illustrator Alan Lee, children will treasure this book for years to come. 'Majestically retold in this challenging and captivating version of Homer's epic poem' - booktrustchildrensbooks.org.uk 'Sutcliff's prose proves that no computer game or television cartoon surpasses Homer for drama and suspense - The Sunday Times

Odyssey

Odyssey
  • Author : Homer
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1891
  • ISBN : HARVARD:HW21W0
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Black Ships Before Troy

Black Ships Before Troy
  • Author : Rosemary Sutcliff
  • Publisher : Laurel Leaf
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : 9780553494839
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Retells the story of the Trojan War, from the quarrel for the golden apple, and the flight of Helen with Paris, to the destruction of Troy.

Victory on the Walls

Victory on the Walls
  • Author : Frieda Clark Hyman
  • Publisher : Bethlehem Books
  • Release Date : 2005-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781883937966
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Thirteen-year-old Bani, though born in Jerusalem, has lived from infancy with his uncle in beautiful Susa, the city of the Persian King Artaxerxes. Now, his Uncle Nehemiah wants to leave his position of high honor as Cupbearer to the King to return to Jerusalem, a city in ruins and beset by every kind of trouble! Nehemiah's request of the king, permission to return to help his own people, could so easily—in an empire riddled with political intrigue—be misconstrued

The Shining Company

The Shining Company
  • Author : Rosemary Sutcliff
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2013-02-27
  • ISBN : 9781448173679
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'I saw riders with black eyesockets in glimmering mail where their faces should have been, grey wolfskins catching a bloom of light from the mist and the moon; a shining company indeed, not quite mortal-seeming.' Many years after King Arthur defeated the Saxons, the tribes of Britain are again threatened by invaders. Prosper and his loyal bondsman, Conn, answer the call of King Mynydogg to join a highly skilled army - the Shining Company. Led by the gallant Prince

The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tales of Troy

The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tales of Troy
  • Author : Padraic Colum
  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Release Date : 1918
  • ISBN : 9781465537737
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A retelling of the events of the Trojan War and the wanderings of Odysseus based on Homer's Iliad and Odyssey.

Hittite Warrior

Hittite Warrior
  • Author : Joanne Williamson
  • Publisher : Bethlehem Books
  • Release Date : 1999-03-01
  • ISBN : 9781883937386
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Judea has always been the crossroads and battlefield of contending nations. It is no less so in this biblical time of the Judges. Uriah Tarhund's Hittite home is destroyed by invading Greeks. His dying father tells him to go south to seek a Canaanite named Sisera. "He will help you. For my sake. . . ." Uriah is plunged into the tumult of an uneasy Judea. When he saves a young boy from being sacrificed to Moloch, he is given succor for a

A Travel Guide to Homer

A Travel Guide to Homer
  • Author : John Freely
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-04-21
  • ISBN : 9780857734945
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In October 1945 at the age of 19, John Freely passed the southernmost tip of Crete on his way home from the war in China, just as Odysseus did on his homeward voyage from the battle of Troy. He has been bewitched by Homer and the lands of Homer's epics ever since. As the culmination of a life spent exploring both these lands and the stories by, and connected to, Homer, Freely has created a captivating traveller's guide to Homer's lost world

Blood and Iron

Blood and Iron
  • Author : Douglas Olson
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 1995-02-01
  • ISBN : 9789004329539
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This book is an exploration of the role of gossip, rumor and storytelling in the society depicted in the Odyssey and in the real world where the poem was performed. It includes extensive analysis of Homeric narrative technique.

No-Man's Lands

No-Man's Lands
  • Author : Scott Huler
  • Publisher : Broadway Books
  • Release Date : 2010
  • ISBN : 9781400082834
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The author of Defining the Wind details his efforts to retrace the footsteps of Odysseus from Troy to Ithaca as recorded in Homer's great epic The Odyssey, following the Greek hero on his journey around the Mediterranean to discover why this ancient tale has continued to resonate with Western readers for millennia. Reprint.

From Villain to Hero

From Villain to Hero
  • Author : Silvia Montiglio
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • Release Date : 2011-08-19
  • ISBN : 9780472117741
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From Villain to Hero explores the reception of Odysseus in philosophy from the Socratics to the Middle Platonists. She reveals the process whereby Odysseus became a model of wisdom for Socrates and his followers, for Cynics and Stoics, as well as for later Platonic thinkers, despite Homer's emphasis on his cunning and his portrayal in Attic tragedy as a villain.

People and Themes in Homer's Odyssey

People and Themes in Homer's Odyssey
  • Author : Agathe Thornton
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-01-28
  • ISBN : 9781317694632
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Published in 1970, this important work interprets the poem with a focus on the idiosyncrasies of its originally oral composition. In part I, the main themes of the Odyssey such as ‘guest-friendship’ and ‘testing’ are investigated. The incorporation of these and other themes, such as ‘omens’ and the ‘homecomings of the Achaeans’, into the dramatic construction of the whole epic is also examined. In Part II, the main characters of the Odyssey are described: the Suitors, Telemachus, Odysseus and Penelope. So

Odysseus Unbound

Odysseus Unbound
  • Author : Robert Bittlestone,James Diggle,John Underhill
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-09-19
  • ISBN : 0521853575
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Examines literary, geological, and archaeological evidence in an attempt to identify the true location of the island of Ithaca described in Homer's "Odyssey."