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Published: 10 July 2008

384 Pages | maps


ISBN: 9780199536788

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The Odyssey

Translated by Walter Shewring and with an introduction by G. S. Kirk

Oxford World's Classics

  • A famous and well-admired translation by Walter Shewring, which comes as close to the spirit of the original Greek as our language will allow
  • With an introduction explaining the significance of the work to Greek literature and literature as a whole, the features that characterise Homers writing style, and the links between the work and the Trojan War
  • Includes a glossary and index of names to help the reader unfamiliar with Greek literature follow the events and characters
  • Includes several maps linking the literary events with real locations

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