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Archaiki Epike Poiese Apo Tin Iliada Stin Odyssea

By Maronitis, Dimitris N. [Homer]

Athens: To Vima, 2013. Reissue: "Modern Greek Studies Institute", 2007. Re-issue. Softcover. New Book from Greece.

$20.00

King of Ithaca
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King of Ithaca

By Iliffe, Glyn

London: Pan, 2009. Greece is a country in turmoil, divided by feuding kingdoms desiring wealth, power and revenge. When Eperitus, a young exiled soldier, comes to the aid of a group of warriors in battle, little does he know that it will be the start of an incredible adventure. For he is about to join the charismatic Odysseus, Prince of Ithaca, on a vital quest to save his homeland. Odysseus travels to Sparta to join the most famous heroes of the time in paying suit to the sensuous Helen. Armed with nothing but his wits and intelligence, he must enter a treacherous world of warfare and politics to compete for the greatest prize in Greece. But few care for the problems of an impoverished prince when war with Troy is beckoning . . . An epic saga set in one of the most dramatic periods of history, King of Ithaca is a voyage of discovery of one mans journey to become a King -- and a legend. . First Pbk.Ed.. Trade Paperback. As New.

$10.00

Homer's The Iliad and The Odyssey: A Biography

By Manguel, Alberto

Vancouver: Douglas & Mcintyre Ltd, 2007. No one knows if there was a man named Homer, but there is no little doubt that the epic poems assembled under his name form the cornerstone of Western literature. "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey," with their incomparable tales of the Trojan War, brace Achilles, Ulysses and Penelope, the Cyclops, the beautiful Helen of Troy, and the petulant gods, are familiar to most readers because they are so pervasive. They have fed our imagination for over two and a half millennia, inspiring everyone from Plato to Virgil, Pope to Joyce, Dante to Wolfgang Petersen. In this graceful and sweeping addition to the Books that Change the World Series, Alberto Manguel traces the lineage of the epic poems. He considers their original purpose, either as allegory or record of history, surveys the challenges the pagan poems presented to the early Christian world, and traces their spread after the Reformation. Following Homer through the greatest literature ever created, Manguel's book above all delights in the poems themselves, the "primordial spring without which there would have been no culture." 285p. index. Signed by Author. 1st Can Ed. Hardcover. As New/As New.

$50.00

The Penelopiad : The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus
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The Penelopiad : The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus

By Atwood, Margaret

Mississauga, ON: A.A. Knopf Canada, 2005. "In a splendid contemporary twist to the ancient story, Margaret Atwood has chosen to give the telling of it to Penelope and to her twelve hanged maids, asking: What led to the hanging of the maids, and what was Penolope really up to?". 1st Can Ed. Hard Cover. New/New.

$20.00

The Odyssey : A Modern Sequel

By Kazantzakis,Nikos

London: Secker & Warburg, 1958. Introduction, Synopsis, and Notes by Kimon Friar.Illustrations by Ghika [Nikos Hadjikyriakos Ghika] "Not a new translation of Homer,but a completely new story,a truly modern sequel,an epic in its own right " (and a magnificent translation) HC 824p. Illus. . 1st UK Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Trans. Kimon Friar.Illustrations By Ghika.

$50.00

To Hell and Back: The Banned Account of Gallipoli [The Straights Impregnable]

By Loch, Sydney [De Vries, Susanna & De Vries, Jake]

Sydney, Australia: HarperCollins, 2007. Banned in 1916, "The Straights Impregnable" ... the 'best book on Gallipoli' now returns to print. As a young soldier in the battlefields of Gallipoli, Sydney Loch witnessed the horror of war first hand. His journal of what he saw became a book on his return to Australia. Hoping to avoid military censorship, his publishers dubbed Sydney's book a novel: 'The Straits Impregnable'. But as the war ground on and numbers of casualties grew, the publisher inserted a note saying the book was in fact true. 'The Straits Impregnable', which had enjoyed huge literary acclaim, was immediately withdrawn from sale by the censors. Sydney Loch's experiences in the war, shaped his life afterwards. With his wife, Joice Loch, he would go on to work in refugee camps in Poland and Palestine, at the Amerian Farm School in Thessaloniki and finally at Ouranopolis near Mt.Athos.His many subsequent books, set in war torn countries reflected his humanitarian beliefs. Joice and Sydney, highly notable figures of the post-war generation, have garnered recent interest among historians for their lives and work. In 'To Hell and Back', historians Susanna and Jake de Vries have recovered and edited Sydney's book for a new generation of readers - and written a biography of his remarkable life. 248p. illus. index. Re-issue. Softcover. New.

$30.00

The Homeric Odyssey: The Mary Flexner Lectures Delivered at Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania

By Page, Denys Lionel

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1955. Name of previous owner on ffep - S.M.Adams - who is presumably the author of the pencilled underlinings and the useful annotations in neat, tiny, meticulous handwriting ! vii, 186p. index . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$30.00

The Penelopiad : The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus
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The Penelopiad : The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus

By Atwood, Margaret

Mississauga, ON: A.A. Knopf Canada, 2005. "In a splendid contemporary twist to the ancient story, Margaret Atwood has chosen to give the telling of it to Penelope and to her twelve hanged maids, asking: What led to the hanging of the maids, and what was Penolope really up to?". 1st Can Ed. Hard Cover. New/New.

$20.00

The Gates of Troy
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The Gates of Troy

By Iliffe, Glyn

London, United Kingdom: Pan, 2010. 'It's ten years since Odysseus and the warrior, Eperitus, joined the heroes of the age to compete for the hand of Helen of Sparta. Settled in his small island kingdom, Odysseus wants nothing more than to rule Ithaca in peace. Meanwhile Eperitus, frustrated at his quiet life, dreams of glory in battle. When the lion-motifed sails of Agamemnon appear on the horizon, Odysseus knows that the time for peace is over and a time of war is beginning. Helen of Sparta has been abducted by a prince of Troy and the hosts of ancient Greece are gathering. As the greatest names flock to join the crusade, only Achilles is missing. Odysseus must use all his wits and cunning to hunt him down and persuade him to join their cause. For without Achilles, the gates of Troy will never fall.. First Pbk.Ed.. Trade Paperback. As New.

$10.00

Homer (Past Masters Series)
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Homer (Past Masters Series)

By Griffin, Jasper

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. "Concise. lucid authoritative introduction..." to Homer. 82p. bibliography.index. . Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$12.50

Odysseas : To Taxidi tis Epitrophis (IN GREEK]

By Sakellariou, Anastasia

Athens: Savvalas Ekdoseis, 2007. Originally published in the UK by Grandreams. The book incorporates five 24 piece Jigsaw puzzles about the Odyssey.. 1st Greek Edition. Laminated HC. New Book from Greece. Book with Puzzles/Games.

$30.00

Homer

By Rouse, W.H.D

London: Thomas Nelson,, 1939. Discussion books No 52.. Straightforward introduction to Homer addressing issues such as "Was there a Homer, and if so who was he; where and when did he live; what did he produce and in what form; who were the people among whom he lived,; and what did he tell us about them in the Iliad and the Odyssey ? 168p. index. 1st UK Ed. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good, Price Clipped.

$15.00

Homer (Inside the Ancient World series)

By Thorpe, Martin

London: Macmillan, 1973. "...short summary of the events of the Iliad and the Odyssey and the mythological background to the Trojan War. Subsequent chapters deal with the tradition of oral poetry in which Homer worked .... the human society of the poems, the ideal of heroic life, and the position of the lower classes... the role of the gods and the attitude of mortals to them ... Homer's skill as a poet.... 80p. illus.index.. Soft Cover. Fine.

$15.00

The Odyssey of Homer : A Verse Translation.
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The Odyssey of Homer : A Verse Translation.

By Homer

London: Arcturus, 2009. "The present translation of the Odyssey was made by Alexander Pope (1688-1744) ... It has been suggested that what Pope gave his readers was a translation of Homer into a form of poetry he felt Homer would himself have written had he been living in 18th.Century England." With an introduction by George Davidson amd commentary by Emma Woolerton. A beautiful edition illustrated throughout with pictures "after John Flaxman" 384p. Large format,heavy volume (weighs 1.6 kg/3.5 lbs) Would make a nice gift . First Thus. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. Illus. by Trans. Alexander Pope .

$50.00

The Ulysses Voyage : Sea Search For the Oyssey

By Severin,Tim

London: Hutchinson, 1987. "Using a replica of a Bronze Age galley, Tim Severin and his crew set off on the voyage of Odysseus to see if Homer's Odyssey could possibly be true..." 253p. plates (some col) maps. index.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by (Drawings by Will Stoney, Photographs By Kevin Fleming) son ).

$50.00

The Art of the Odyssey

By Clarke, Howard W.

New York: Prentice-Hall, 1967. "....combines sound scholarship and searching criticism to review and explain the major episodes in The Odyssey, to elucidate the special techniques of Homeric poetry, and to demonstrate the literary sophistication of Homer..." 120p.. Reprint. Pbk. Very Good.

$8.00

Ulysses: A Drama in a Prologue & Three Acts

By Phillips, Stephen

London: John Lane : Bodley Head, 1909. 148p.[+ 8 pages of publisher's ads] . Reprint. Hard. Very Good/No Jacket.

$10.00

Odyssee [ IN DUTCH]

By Homer [Homerus]

Amsterdam: H.J.Paris Metrische vertaling van Dr.Aegidius Timmerman.Vijfde Druck First published 1934 nd [c 1950 ?? ] 369p. 5th.Ed.. Pbk. Very Good. Illus. by Trans.Aegidius Timmerman.

$12.50

The Story of the Odyssey Simply Told

By Homer (retold By Herman Davis Turner)

New York: Vantage Press, 1954. Odyssey re-told for children . Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear.

$45.00

The Odyssey of Homer
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The Odyssey of Homer

By Homer (retold By Barbara Leonie Picard)

Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994. Odyssey re-told for children . Reprint. Soft Cover. As New. Illus. by Joan Kiddell-Monroe.

$20.00

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