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By Homer; Introduction by Jones, Peter; Revised by Rieu, Dominic; Translated by Rieu, E. V.
An epic tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan War forms one of the earliest and greatest works of Western literature. Confronted by natural and supernatural threats - shipwrecks, battles, monsters and the implacable enmity of the sea-god Poseidon - Odyss...eus must test his bravery and cunning to the full.Read more
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By Homer; Edited by Jones, Peter; Translated by Rieu, E. V.; Revised by Rieu, D. C. H.
Tells the story of Achilles, the greatest warrior-champion of the Greeks, and his refusal to fight after being humiliated by his leader Agamemnon. But when the Trojan Hector kills Achilles' close friend Patroclus, he storms back into battle to take revenge - although knowing this... will ensure his own early death.Read more
By Sowerby, Robin; Translated by Rieu, E. V.
'York Notes Advanced' offer an accessible approach to English Literature. This series has been completely updated to meet the needs of today's A-level and undergraduate students. Written by established literature experts, 'York Notes Advanced' introduce students to more sophistic...ated analysis, a range of critical perspectives and wider contexts.Read more
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By Homer; Translated by Rieu, E. V.; Jones, Peter
Centres on the critical events in the last year of the Trojan War, which lead to Achilleus' killing of Hektor and determine the fate of Troy. This book presents a universal and tragic view of the world, of human life lived under the shadow of suffering and death, set against a va...st and largely unpitying divine background.Read more
By Rhodes, Apollonius; Translated by Rieu, E. V.
This translation first published 1959 --T.p. verso.
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