Iliad and Odyssey

by Homer (Author), Samuel Butler (Translator)
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The Iliad and The Odyssey are two of the oldest works of Western literature—yet these ancient myths still offer powerful lessons for our times. From the fascinating fall of Troy to Odysseus's perilous journey home, from the gods and goddesses to the Sirens and the suitors, the events and characters of these epic tales captivate us, teach us, and inspire us. Their influence can be seen far and wide, from James Joyce's Ulysses to the movie sensation Troy, starring Brad Pitt. Whether you've read Homer's original stories or you've only enjoyed their modern-day descendants, you'll love this Canterbury Classics edition of Iliad and Odyssey.

Lexile score: 1290L

Book Details

Contributors
Stephanie L. Budin (Introduction author)
Publication Date
November 15, 2012
Publisher
Page count
736
ISBN
9781607105473
Paper ISBN
9781607102120