The Odyssey is vividly captured and beautifully paced in this swift and lucid new translation by acclaimed scholar and translator Peter Green.
Accompanied by an illuminating introduction, maps, chapter summaries, a glossary, and explanatory notes, this is the ideal translation for both general readers and students to experience The Odyssey in all its glory.
Green's version, with its lyrical mastery and superb command of Greek, offers readers the opportunity to enjoy Homer's epic tale of survival, temptation, betrayal, and vengeance with all of the verve and pathos of the original oral tradition.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 536 pages
- Publisher: University of California Press
- Publication Date: 12/04/2019
- Category: Literary studies: classical, early & medieval
- ISBN: 9780520303362