The Iliad & The Odyssey - Homer

The Iliad & The Odyssey - Homer

by Homer, Illiad

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Overview

The Iliad and The Odyssey of Homer are two epic stories that are considered the greatest war and adventure stories of all-time.

The Iliad is an epic story attributed to Homer. It is considered the greatest war story ever told. Set during the Trojan War, it centers on Greek hero, Achilles and the happenings of the war including the kidnapping of the beautiful Helen of Troy, the day-to-day carnage, and Achilles’ final battle with Hector.

The Odyssey is a second epic story attributed to Homer. It centers on Greek hero Odysseus’ journey home after the ten-year Trojan War. The adventures of his voyage include tales of love, war, and sensual bliss. Along the way, he must survive a shipwreck, the lure of the enchanting Sirens, the clutches of a Cyclops, and a battle with a group of devious suitors after his wife, Penelope.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151518529
Publisher: Seedbox Press, LLC
Publication date: 03/28/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 106,548
File size: 774 KB

About the Author

The ancient Greek poet Homer established the gold standard for heroic quests and sweeping journeys with his pair of classic epic poems, The Iliad and The Odyssey. Crowded with characters, both human and non-human, and bursting with action, the epic tales detail the fabled Trojan War and the adventures of Odysseus as he struggles to return home. Homer’s epics have inspired countless books and works of art throughout their long history.

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