The Iliad and the Odyssey

The Iliad and the Odyssey

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The Iliad and the Odyssey are two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. They are among the oldest extant works of Western literature. Set during the Trojan War, the ILIAD tells of the battles and events during the weeks of a quarrel between King Agamemnon and the warrior Achilles. As for the ODYSSEY, The poem mainly focuses on the Greek hero Odysseus (known as Ulysses in Roman myth), king of Ithaca, and his journey home after the fall of Troy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9791029910012
Publisher: Fv Editions
Publication date: 10/02/2020
Edition description: Large Print
Pages: 838
Sales rank: 761,080
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.86(d)

About the Author

Homer is a classical writer little is known about. He was considered by the ancient Greeks to be the greatest epic poet for his works, The Iliad and The Odyssey, two poems that have had a lasting influence on Western literature.

Andrew Lynn teaches literature and writing at Barnard College. He is currently at work on a book about musical listening, silent reading, and the nineteenth-century novel.

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