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Read online L'Odyssée : suivie de des lieux et des hommes.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC L'Odyssée : suivie de des lieux et des hommes Muse tell me of a man a man of much resource who was made to wander far and long after he had sacked the sacred city of Troy Many were the men whose lands he saw and came to know their thinking many too the miseries at sea which he suffered in his heart as he sought to win his own life and the safety of his companions Recounting the epic journey home of Odysseus from the Trojan War i The Odyssey i alongside its sister poem i The Iliad i stands as the well spring of Western Civilisation and culture an inspiration to poets writers and thinkers for thousands of years since This authoritative prose translation by Martin Hammond brings Homer s great poem of homecoming to life as Odysseus battles through such familiar dangers as the cave of the Cyclops the call of the Sirens and his hostile reception back in his native land of Ithaca by Homer, François Hartog

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L'Odyssée : suivie de des lieux et des hommes
Title:L'Odyssée : suivie de des lieux et des hommes
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Number of Pages:434
Category:Classics, Fiction, Poetry, Mythology, Fantasy, School
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No description available, Gripping listeners and readers for more than years The Iliad is the story of the Trojan War and the rage of Achilles Combining the skills of a poet and scholar Robert Fagles brings the energy of contemporary language to this enduring heroic epic br br If The Iliad is the world s greatest war story then The Odyssey is literature s greatest evocation of every man s journey through life Here again Fagles has performed the translator s task magnificently giving us an Odyssey to read aloud to savor and to treasure for its sheer lyrical mastery br br Each volume contains a superb introduction with textual and critical commentary by renowned classicist Bernard Knox, Literature s grandest evocation of life s journey at once an ageless human story and an individual test of moral endurance Homer s ancient Greek epic i The Odyssey i is translated by Robert Fagles with an introduction and notes by Bernard Knox in Penguin Classics br br When Robert Fagles translation of i The Iliad i was published in critics and scholars alike hailed it as a masterpiece Here one of the great modern translators presents us with i The Odyssey i Homer s best loved poem recounting Odysseus wanderings after the Trojan War With wit and wile the man of twists and turns meets the challenges of the sea god Poseidon and monsters ranging from the many headed Scylla to the cannibalistic Cyclops Polyphemus only to return after twenty years to a home besieged by his wife Penelope s suitors In the myths and legends retold in this immortal poem Fagles has captured the energy of Homer s original in a bold contemporary idiom br br Seven greek cities claim the honour of being the birthplace of Homer c th th century BC the poet to whom the composition of the i Iliad i and i Odyssey i are attributed The i Iliad i is the oldest surviving work of Western literature but the identity or even the existence of Homer himself is a complete mystery with no reliable biographical information having survived br br If you enjoyed i The Odyssey i you might like Robert Fagles translation of i The Iliad i also available in Penguin Classics br br Wonderfully readable Just the right blend of roughness and sophistication br Ted Hughes br br A memorable achievement Mr Fagles has been remarkably successful in finding a style that is of our time and yet timeless br Richard Jenkyns i The New York Times Book Review i br br His translation of i The Odyssey i is his best work yet br Garry Wills i New Yorker i, i The Iliad i is one of the two great epics of Homer and is typically described as one of the greatest war stories of all time but to say the Iliad is a war story does not begin to describe the emotional sweep of its action and characters Achilles Helen Hector and other heroes of Greek myth and history in the tenth and final year of the Greek siege of Troy