The Odyssey of Homer

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Price
$5.95  $5.53
Publisher
Bantam Classics
Publish Date
Pages
560
Dimensions
4.0 X 6.8 X 1.4 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Mass Market Paperbound
EAN/UPC
9780553213997

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About the Author
Homer was a Greek poet, recognized as the author of the great epics, the Iliad, the story of the siege of Troy, and the Odyssey, the tale of Ulysses's wanderings.

Allen Mandelbaum was born in 1926 and died in 2011. His translations of Homer, Dante, Virgil, Quasimodo, and Ungaretti were all published to great acclaim. His rendering of The Aeneid won the National Book Award. He was the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Humanities at Wake Forest University, North Carolina.
Reviews
"A splendid achievement outstripping all competitors."--Anthony A. Long, author of Hellenistic Philosophy

"With real poetic power...his book is one no lover of living poetry should miss."--The New York Times Book Review