The Odyssey Author:Homer Homer's immortal telling of the legend of Odysseus takes the hero of the Trojan War on his eventful voyage home to Ithaca. Marvelous encounters with the one-eyed Cyclops, the Enchantress Circe, the isle of the Sirens, the six-headed Scylla follow in rapid succession. Odysseus' dramatic return to confront the suitors of his faithful Penelope clim... more »axes this great adventure. In his illuminating introduction to this edition of The Odyssey, Howard N. Porter, Professor of Greek and Latin at Columbia University, explores the many facets of Homer's remarkable epic, revealing the poet as both the first and one of the most modern in the western tradition.
The renowned George Herbert Palmer translation, Edited and with an introduction by Howard N. Porter« less