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The Odyssey by Homer The Odyssey

A wandering king who's a war-hero doomed to roam the earth by a vengeful God, a plethora of fantastic experiences, a wife battling the invasion of suitors who wish to replace her missing husband, a son in search of his father - the Odyssey is a rich tapestry of incredible experiences and unforgettable characters. A must-read classic for anyone who wants to understand the fundamentals of Western mythology, it is a sequel to the Illiad which recounts the magnificent saga of the Trojan War. The Odyssey continues on, describing the trials and tribulations of the Greeks under the leadership of Odysseus...

The Iliad by Homer The Iliad

A divinely beautiful woman who becomes the cause of a terrible war in which the gods themselves take sides. Valor and villainy, sacrifices and betrayals, triumphs and tragedies play their part in this three thousand year old saga. The Iliad throws us right into the thick of battle. It opens when the Trojan War has already been raging for nine long years. An uneasy truce has been declared between the Trojans and the Greeks (Achaeans as they're called in The Iliad.) In the Greek camp, Agamemnon the King of Mycenae and Achilles the proud and valiant warrior of Phthia are locked in a fierce contest to claim the spoils of war...

Odyssee by Homer (German) Odyssee

Odyssee von Homer (vermutlich gegen Ende des 8. Jahrhunderts v. Chr.) Ein Meisterwerk. Gilt als eines der ältesteten erhaltenen Werke der abendländischen Literatur. Voß übersetzte das die Erlebnisse des Odysseus und seiner Gefährten auf der Heimfahrt nach dem Trojanischen Krieg erzählende Epos aus dem Altgriechischen ins Deutsche (erschienen 1781). Aufgrund dieses Werkes bezeichnet man im Deutschen mit Odyssee, wie mit dem entsprechenden Wort in vielen anderen Sprachen, eine Irrfahrt. (Zusammenfassung von redaer)

Ilias by Homer (German) Ilias

Ilias von Homer (vermutlich gegen Ende des 8. Jahrhunderts v. Chr.).Ein herrliches Epos, welches viele Erkenntnisse über die menschliche Natur beinhaltet. Gilt als das älteste erhaltene Werk der abendländischen Literatur. Voß übersetzte das den Streit zwischen Agamemnon und Achilleus im Trojanischen Krieg erzählende Werk 1793 aus dem Altgriechischen ins Deutsche.

Versio Latina (Homeri Odyssea) Liber VI by Homer (Latin) Versio Latina (Homeri Odyssea) Liber VI

The Versio Latina, or Latin translation of the works of Homer, has existed since the 14th century, but was first printed, under the name of Andreas Divus, in 1537. It is a crib, to give it no finer name, but a crib which had immense influence, being the first introduction to Homer for generations of mediaeval and early modern scholars.(Introduction by hefyd)

The Odyssey, Book 6 by Homer (Ancient Greek) The Odyssey, Book 6

Nausicaa, daughter of Alcinous, king of the Phaeacians, is asleep when Athena comes to her to suggest that she go down to the river the next morning, with her attendants. So the next morning Nausicaa persuades her parents to lend her a wagon to take clothes down to the river for washing.The party goes down to the washing pool. Nausicaa is about to fold and put away the clothing when the ship-wrecked Odysseus, who is asleep nearby, wakes up. He wonders where he is.Grabbing an olive branch to hide his modesty, he walks out, caked in salt from the sea and looking terrible...

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