The Odyssey of Homer

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The story of Odysseus' return from the Trojan War to his homeland is translated into modern English
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When this groundbreaking serialized dramatization premiered on radio, critics were unanimous in their praise, calling it "a feast for the ears" and "a magnificent blend of scholarship and showmanship." It won numerous honors including the George Foster Peabody Award, the Pulitzer Prize of broadcasting. Now, twenty years after its first airing, Blackstone Audio is pleased to present this outstanding production, dramatized here with intermittent discussions by classical scholars.

The 2,600-year-old poem tells of a man, a hero of cunning rather than brawn, who inhabits three worlds: the world of his own reality, the world of the gods and demigods, and the world of magic and monsters. The interweaving of these three worlds contributes significantly to the delight that The Odyssey has inspired throughout the ages.

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subject_facet Odysseus (Greek mythology)
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The Odyssey of Homer / Translated with an introd. by Richmond Lattimore
The Odyssey of Homer / translated with an introduction by Richmond Lattimore
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Odysseus (Greek mythology)