View Our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

We made holiday shopping easy: browse by interest, category, price or age in our bookseller curated gift guide.

Shop Now
Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

The Odyssey: Books 1-12 (The Loeb Classical Library, No 104) by Homer - Hardcover - from AUSSIEWORLDBOOKS (SKU: ABYS13791)

The Odyssey: Books 1-12 (The Loeb Classical Library, No 104)

The Odyssey: Books 1-12 (The Loeb Classical Library, No 104) by Homer - Hardcover - from AUSSIEWORLDBOOKS (SKU: ABYS13791)
Stock Photo: Cover may not represent actual copy or condition available.

The Odyssey: Books 1-12 (The Loeb Classical Library, No 104)

by Homer

  • New
  • hardcover
Condition
New
ISBN 10
0674995619
ISBN 13
9780674995611
Seller
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 2 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Blanco, Texas
Item Price:
$180.80
$19.50 shipping to USA
Standard Delivery: 10 to 35 days

More Shipping Options
Ask Seller a Question

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Paypal

About This Item

Harvard University Press. Hardcover. 0674995619 Brand new book.Buy with confidence. Money Back Guarantee.Expedite Shipping Available. International shipment available. . New.

Synopsis

  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 the world's greatest war epic, the Odyssey is literature's grandest evocation of everyman's journey through life. Odysseus' reliance on his wit and wiliness for survival in his encounters with divine and natural forces, during his ten-year voyage home to Ithaca after the Trojan War, is at once the timeless human story and an individual test of moral endurance. In the myths and legends that are retold here, Fagles has captured the energy and poetry of Homer's original in a bold, contemporary idiom, and given us an Odyssey to read aloud, to savor, and to treasure for its sheer lyrical mastery. Renowned classicist Bernard Knox's superb Introduction and textual commentary provide new insights and background information for the general reader and scholar alike, intensifying the strength of Fagles' translation. This is an Odyssey to delight both the classicist and the public at large, and to captivate a new generation of Homer's students.        

Reviews

Review this book and you'll be entered for a chance to win $50!

(Log-in or create an account first!)

You're rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!
On Jan 30 2007, shilpy said:
this book is good. you gain knowledge about greek.

Details

Bookseller
AUSSIEWORLDBOOKS US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
ABYS13791
Title
The Odyssey: Books 1-12 (The Loeb Classical Library, No 104)
Author
Homer
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
New New
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0674995619
ISBN 13
9780674995611
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Place of Publication
Cambridge
This edition first published
January 1, 1919

Terms of Sale

AUSSIEWORLDBOOKS

30 day return guarantee, with full refund including original shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives misdescribed or damaged.

About the Seller

AUSSIEWORLDBOOKS

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 2 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.com member since: 2018
Blanco, Texas
Ask Seller a Question

About AUSSIEWORLDBOOKS

We deal in all FIction, Non Fiction and textbooks.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects,...[more]

This Book’s Categories

tracking-