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Iliad & Odyssey - (Leather-Bound Classics) by Homer (Leather Bound)

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  • No home library is complete without the classics!
  • About the Author: Homer is a legendary ancient Greek poet, traditionally said to be the author of the two great epics of Greek history: the Iliad and the Odyssey.
  • 656 Pages
  • Fiction + Literature Genres, Classics
  • Series Name: Leather-Bound Classics

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About the Book



"The Iliad" and "The Odyssey" are two of the oldest works of Western literature--yet these ancient myths still offer powerful lessons for our times. From the fascinating fall of Troy to Odysseus's perilous journey home, from the gods and goddesses to the Sirens and the suitors, the events and characters of these epic tales captivate us, teach us, and inspire us. Their influence can be seen far and wide, from James Joyce's "Ulysses" to the movie sensation "Troy, " starring Brad Pitt.
Whether you've read Homer's original stories or you've only enjoyed their modern-day descendants, you'll love this Canterbury Classics edition of "Iliad and Odyssey." The perfect book to complete any bookshelf, "Iliad and Odyssey" features an eye-catching leather-bound cover with gold foil stamping, as well as fine ivory paper with gilded edges. You'll be moved by these magical works, and then delight in displaying this beautiful book in your home.
A classic keepsake for fans of Greek mythology, as well as all great literature, "Iliad and Odyssey" is the perfect addition to any library.



Book Synopsis



No home library is complete without the classics! Iliad & Odyssey brings together the two essential Greek epics from the poet Homer in an elegant, leather-bound, omnibus edition-a keepsake to be read and treasured.

The Iliad and The Odyssey are two of the oldest works of western literature--yet these ancient myths still offer powerful lessons for our times. From the fascinating fall of Troy to Odysseus' perilous journey home, from the gods and goddesses to the Sirens and the suitors, the events and characters of these epic tales captivate us, teach us, and inspire us. Their influence can be seen far and wide, from James Joyce's Ulysses to the movie sensation Troy, starring Brad Pitt.

Whether you've read Homer's original stories or you've only enjoyed their modern-day descendants, you'll love this Canterbury Classics edition of Iliad & Odyssey. The perfect book to complete any bookshelf, Iliad & Odyssey features an eye-catching leather-bound cover with gold foil stamping, as well as fine ivory paper with gilded edges. You'll be moved by these magical works, and then delight in displaying this beautiful book in your home.

A classic keepsake for fans of Greek mythology, as well as all great literature, Iliad & Odyssey is the perfect addition to any library.



About the Author



Homer is a legendary ancient Greek poet, traditionally said to be the author of the two great epics of Greek history: the Iliad and the Odyssey. Both books are considered landmarks in human literature, and Homer is therefore often cited as the starting point of Western literary and historical tradition.

University of Pennsylvania: M.A., Ph.D. Graduate Group in Ancient History. Dissertation Title: "The Origins of Aphrodite." 1991-2000

Samuel Butler (1835-1902) was an English novelist, translator, and artist. He is best known for his novel The Way of All Flesh and his translations of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey.

Dimensions (Overall): 9.1 Inches (H) x 6.4 Inches (W) x 1.5 Inches (D)
Weight: 2.2 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 656
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Classics
Series Title: Leather-Bound Classics
Publisher: Canterbury Classics
Format: Leather Bound
Author: Homer
Language: English
Street Date: November 1, 2011
TCIN: 13482721
UPC: 9781607102120
Item Number (DPCI): 247-06-1512
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1.5 inches length x 6.4 inches width x 9.1 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 2.2 pounds
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