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Published by Folcroft Library Editions in [Folcroft, Pa.] .
Written in English



  • Greece.


  • Butler, Samuel, 1835-1902.,
  • Homer.,
  • Odysseus (Greek mythology) in literature.,
  • Epic poetry, Greek -- Authorship.,
  • Women and literature -- Greece.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1929 ed. published by J. Cape, London.

Statementby B. Farrington.
LC ClassificationsPA4167 .F3 1974b
The Physical Object
Pagination94 p.
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5412170M
ISBN 100841419604
LC Control Number73003148

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The Odyssey [Homer, Butler, Samuel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Odyssey/5(10). Translated by Samuel Butler. The Odyssey has been divided into the following sections: Book I [35k] Book II [36k] Book III [40k] Book IV [62k] Book V [39k] Book VI [31k] Book VII [31k] Book VIII [46k] Book IX [46k] Book X [45k] Book XI [48k].   The Odyssey is a great story, I only wish I could read it in the original Greek, but as I can't and I am far too old to learn now, I sought advice on which translate to buy. The translation does make all the difference, and there are so many out there, a number very good, that /5(3K).   "The Odyssey" is the story of the Greek hero Odysseus and the many marvels and challenges he encounters during his ten-year voyage home to Ithaca after the end of the Trojan War. This edition employs Samuel Butler's classic translations of both texts. "The Iliad & The Odyssey" is part of "Barnes & Noble"'s series of quality leatherbound volumes.5/5(2).

For the author of Hudibras, see Samuel Butler. Samuel Butler was an iconoclastic Victorian author who published a variety of works, including the Utopian satire Erewhon and the posthumous novel The Way of All Flesh, his two best-known works, but also extending to examinations of Christian orthodoxy, substantive studies of evolutionary thought, studies of Italian art, and works of literary /5. The Odyssey By Homer (Circa BC) Translated by Samuel Butler The Odyssey Preface to First Edition T his translation is intended to supplement a work enti-tled ‘The Authoress of the Odyssey’, which I published of Book v., to take the place of the one that was removed to. The Size: 1MB.   Of interest in this edition is Butler's abridged (80 page) retelling of the story of the Odyssey, ironically, a great resource if you have to brush up on your 'Homer.' Samuel Butler also wrote the dystopian fantasy Erewhon, and, of course, his translation of the Iliad and Odyssey is . 25 rows  HOMER (c. 8th cen - c. 8th cen) and Samuel BUTLER ( - ) The Odyssey is one of .

The Odyssey By Homer Written B.C.E Translated by Samuel Butler: Table of Contents Book IV: They reached the low lying city of Lacedaemon them where they drove straight to the of abode Menelaus [and found him in his own house, feasting with his many clansmen in honour of the wedding of his son. About “The Odyssey (Book 1)” This text is taken from the translation by Samuel Butler, first published in All footnotes are the work of the translator. Buy this Book on Kindle. The Odyssey of Homer tr. by Samuel Butler [] Contents Start Reading Text [Zipped] This is the Homeric sequel: the tale of Ulysses, beset by a series of ever-more fantastic adventures on the way home from the Trojan War to his wife, patient Penelope. The vivid adventures of our ill-fated protagonist come to life in. The Iliad, together with The Odyssey, is one of two ancient Greek epic poems traditionally attributed to Homer. The work is commonly dated to the 8th or 7th century BC, and many scholars believe it is the oldest extant work of literature in the Greek language, making it the first work of European literature.