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Homer is a legendary ancient Greek epic poet, traditionally said to be the creator of the epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey. Homer's works form the groundwork of the Western Canon and are universally praised for their genius. Their formative influence in shaping many key aspects of Greek culture was recognized by the Greeks themselves, who considered him as their instructor.


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The Odyssey

Homer; R. L. Eickhoff, Ph.D
Forge Books

The Odyssey is the original journey tale, a genre that has lasted three thousand years, and has had a lasting influence on on literature and art. The trials...


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The Iliad

Homer; Translated by Robert Fitzgerald; Introduction by Andrew Ford
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Anger be now your song, immortal one, Akhilleus' anger, doomed and ruinous, that caused the Akhaians loss on bitter loss and crowded brave souls into the...


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The Odyssey

Homer; Translated by Robert Fitzgerald; Introduction by D. S. Carne-Ross
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

The classic translation of The Odyssey, now in a Noonday paperback. Robert Fitzgerald's translation of Homer's Odyssey is the best and best-loved modern...


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The Odyssey

Homer; Adapted by Derek Walcott
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

With its inspired counterpointing of Homeric and Caribbean themes, Derek Walcott's new play, commissioned by Britain's Royal Shakespeare Company, springs from...


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