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Theogony/Works (Hesiod) and Days and Elegies (Theognis)

By: Hesiod/Theognis/Wender

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 11/27/2013

Seller ID: 9780140442830

ISBN: 0140442839

Condition: USED


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Homeric Hymns, 2nd Edition

By: Homer/Athanassakis, Apostolos

Price: $8.00

Publisher: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PR:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 0801879833

ISBN: 0801879833

Condition: USED


A rich source for students of Greek mythology and literature, the Homeric hymns are also fine poetry. Attributed by the ancients to Homer, these "prooimia," or preludes, were actually composed over centuries and used by poets to prepare for the singing or recitation of longer portions of the Homeric epics. In his acclaimed translations of the hymns, Apostolos Athanassakis preserves the essential simplicity of the original Greek, offering a straightforward, line-by-line translation that makes no attempts to masquerade or modernize. For this long-awaited new edition, Athanassakis enhances his... View more info

Troy: Homer's Iliad Retold

By: Homer/Boyle/Croot

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 1/31/2015

Seller ID: 9780760756720

ISBN: 0760756724

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Odyssey

By: Homer/Fagles, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 1/20/2015

Seller ID: 9780140268867

ISBN: 0140268863

Condition: USED


Robert Fagles, winner of the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters presents us with Homer's best-loved and most accessible poem in a stunning new modern-verse translation. "Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns driven time and again off course, once he had plundered the hallowed heights of Troy." So begins Robert Fagles' magnificent translation of the "Odyssey," which Jasper Griffin in The New York Times Review of Books hails as "a distinguished achievement." If the "Iliad" is ... View more info

Iliad

By: Homer/Fagles, Robert

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780140445923D

ISBN: 9780140445923D

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Iliad

By: Homer/Fagles, Robert

Price: $7.50

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 10/20/2013

Seller ID: 9780140275360

ISBN: 0140275363

Condition: USED


Robert Fagles, winner of the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters presents us with his universally acclaimed modern verse translation of the world's greatest war story. Rage-Goddess, sing the rage of Peleus' son Achilles, murderous, doomed, that cost the Achaeans countless losses, hurling down to the House of Death so many sturdy souls? Thus begins the stirring story of the Trojan War and the rage of Achilles that has gripped listeners and readers for 2,700 years. This timeless poem still vividly conveys th... View more info

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Odyssey

By: Homer/Fitzgerald, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: FARRAR STRAUS & GIROUX: 7/20/2014

Seller ID: 9780374525743

ISBN: 0374525749

Condition: USED


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 translation of the greatest of all epic poems. Since 1961, this" Odyssey" has sold more than two million copies, and it is the standard translation for three generations of students and poets. The Noonday Press is delighted to publish a new edition of this classic work.Fitzgerald's supple verse is ideally suited to the story of Odysseus' long journey back to his wife and home after the Trojan War. Homer's tale of love, adventure, food an... View more info

Odyssey

By: Homer/Fitzgerald, Robert

Price: $4.00

Publisher: 12/15/2012

Seller ID: 9780679728139

ISBN: 0679728139

Condition: USED


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The Odyssey of Homer

By: Homer/Lattimore Richmond

Price: $6.00

Publisher: PERENNIAL: 2/22/2015

Seller ID: 9780061244186

ISBN: 006124418X

Condition: USED


The most eloquent translation of Homer's epic chronicle of the Greek hero Odysseus and his arduous journey home after the Trojan War View more info

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Odyssey of Homer

By: Homer/Lattimore, Richmond

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 1/4/2010

Seller ID: 0060931957

ISBN: 0060931957

Condition: USED


The most eloquent translation of Homer's "Odyssey" into modern English. View more info

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Odyssey of Homer

By: Homer/Lattimore, Richmond

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 7/6/2016

Seller ID: 9780060904791

ISBN: 0060904798

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All Day Permanent Red: The First Battle Scenes of Homer's Iliad Rewritten

By: Homer/Logue, CHristopher

Price: $5.00

Publisher: FARRAR STRAUS & GIROUX:

Seller ID: 9780374529291

ISBN: 0374529299

Condition: USED


"Setting down her topaz saucer heaped with nectarine jelly, ""Emptying her blood-red mouth--set in her ice-white face--""Teenaged Athena jumped up and shrieked: " ""Kill Kill for me ""Better to die than live without killing "" "Who says prayer does no good?" Christopher Logue's work in progress, his Iliad, has been called "the best translation of Homer since Pope's" ("The New York Review of Books"). Here in "All Day Permanent Red "is doomed Hector, the lion, "slam-scattering the herd" at the height of his powers. Here is the Greek army rising with a sound like a "sky-w... View more info

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War Music: An Account of Books 1-4 and 16-19 of Homer's Iliad

By: Homer/Logue, Christopher

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780226491905

ISBN: 0226491900

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Odyssey

By: Homer/Lombardo, Stanley

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 11/16/2010

Seller ID: 9780872204843

ISBN: 0872204847

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Odyssey, The

By: Homer/Palmer

Price: $1.50

Seller ID: 055308592

ISBN: 055308592

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Odyssey

By: Homer/Rouse

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 11/17/2014

Seller ID: 9780451527363

ISBN: 0451527364

Condition: USED


A story encompassing the entirety of human emotion, "The Odyssey" remains one of the greatest literary works in the history of the world. It is the story of Odysseus and his ten-year journey to return home to his family and kingdom. Having angered the god Poseidon along the way, he finds him-self cast adrift at sea facing dangers beyond measure and trials beyond understanding. Truly a staple of literature and an epic adventure. View more info

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The Odyssey

By: Homer/Rouse, W.H.D.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: 3/11/2011

Seller ID: 0451628055

ISBN: 0451628055

Condition: USED


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Homeric Hymns

By: Homer/Shelmerdine, Susan C

Price: $5.50

Publisher: FOCUS PUB/R PULLINS CO: 2/22/2010

Seller ID: 9781585100194

ISBN: 1585100196

Condition: USED


This is a collection of the standard texts of ancient Greek which are important components of what we know about Greek myth, religion, language and culture. All of the works collectively known as the Homeric Hymns are collected and translated here in their entirety, and the work includes ample notes and an introduction to provide information on the works' historic importance, a chronological table, genealogical chart, maps of Greece and the Aegean Islands, and illustrations of vase paintings with mythological themes. This edition is part of the Focus Classical Library. View more info

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Iliad

By: Homer: E.V. Rieu, transl.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: 12/8/2010

Seller ID: 9780140440140

ISBN: 0140440143

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Essential Horace / Odes Epodes Satires and Epistles

By: Horace/Raffel, Burton

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780865471122

ISBN: 0865471126

Condition: USED


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