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Homer

The Iliad & the Odyssey

Hardcover

An exquisitely designed leather-bound edition with a gold-foiled cover, this omnibus featuring Samuel Butler’s translations of the two Homeric epics comes with a ribbon bookmark, gilded edges and beautiful endpapers. Ideal to be read and treasured, it makes for a perfect addition to any library.
The oldest extant works of Western literature, Homer’s the Iliad and the Odyssey are an important part of the Greek culture. The Iliad gives a detailed poetic description of the war of Troy and expounds the battle and the events during the weeks of quarrels between King Agamemnon and warrior Achilles. The Odyssey expounds Homer’s energetic vision of everyman’s journey through life. It recounts the tale of Ulysses’ ‘nostros’—journey back home, after the ten-year-long Trojan War and the fall of the city of Troy.

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An exquisitely designed leather-bound edition with a gold-foiled cover, this omnibus featuring Samuel Butler’s translations of the two Homeric epics comes with a ribbon bookmark, gilded edges and beautiful endpapers. Ideal to be read and treasured, it makes for a perfect addition to any library.
The oldest extant works of Western literature, Homer’s the Iliad and the Odyssey are an important part of the Greek culture. The Iliad gives a detailed poetic description of the war of Troy and expounds the battle and the events during the weeks of quarrels between King Agamemnon and warrior Achilles. The Odyssey expounds Homer’s energetic vision of everyman’s journey through life. It recounts the tale of Ulysses’ ‘nostros’—journey back home, after the ten-year-long Trojan War and the fall of the city of Troy.

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Format Hardcover
ISBN-10 9388144295
ISBN-13 978-9388144292
Release Date Jun 2018
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