The Odyssey Pdf
The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other work ascribed to Homer. The Odyssey is fundamental to the modern Western canon; it is the second-oldest extant work of Western literature, while the Iliad is the oldest. Scholars believe the Odyssey was composed near the end of the 8th century BC, somewhere in Ionia, the Greek coastal region of Anatolia.
The Odyssey Summary
The Odyssey is written in dactylic hexameter. It opens in medias res, in the middle of the overall story, with prior events described through flashbacks or storytelling. This device is also used by later authors of literary epics, such as Virgil in the Aeneid, Luís de Camões in Os Lusíadas and Alexander Pope in The Rape of the Lock. The first four books of the poem trace Telemachus’ efforts to assert control of the household, and then, at Athena’s advice, his efforts to search for news of his long-lost father. Then the scene shifts: Odysseus has been a captive of the beautiful nymph Calypso, with whom he has spent seven of his ten lost years. Released by the intercession of his patroness Athena, through the aid of Hermes, he departs, but his raft is destroyed by his divine enemy Poseidon, who is angry because Odysseus blinded his son, Polyphemus.
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Name Of the Novel: The Odyssey Book
Original language: Ancient Greek
Preceded by: Iliad
Characters: Odysseus, Penelope, Circe, Telemachus, Polyphemus, MORE
Adaptations: The Odyssey (1997), MORE
Genres: Epic poetry, Ancient Greece
Book Type: Pdf / ePub
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