"The Odyssey Of Homer A Modern Translation By Richard Lattimore" Essays and Research Papers

  • A reflection of Odysseus and Modern Day Heroes "The Odyssey" by Homer

    about two thousand and seven hundred years earlier, the Odyssey is still influencing modern storytelling today. Odysseus, the...

    Casino Royale, Homer, Odyssey 1704 Words | 5 Pages

  • Homer & the Odyssey

    Homer, name traditionally assigned to the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, the two major epics of Greek antiquity. Nothing is...

    Achilles, Epic Cycle, Greek mythology 971 Words | 3 Pages

  • Kleos in The Odyssey by Homer

    THE ODYSSEY Heroic glory occupies a very crucial place in the Indo-European epic tradition, because the Greek society is a shame culture,...

    953 Words | 3 Pages

  • Homer

    Professor Reagan C. Smith Humanities Greek/ Roman 3 June 2011 Homer and The Impact He Has Left Behind Homer can be said one...

    Achilles, Epic Cycle, Homer 1298 Words | 4 Pages

  • Book Review of the Odyssey by Homer

    Book Review: The Odyssey by Homer Written by a blind man, Melesigenes better known as Homer, and translated by...

    2445 Words | 6 Pages

  • The Odyssey comparison

     I believe that the main human conflict of the Odyssey is perseverance. Throughout the novel it shows Odysseus’s multiyear journey back home...

    1380 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Underworld and How It Reflects the Goals and Realities of Virgil and Homer

    The Underworld and How it Reflects the Goals and Realities of Virgil and Homer Two epic poems from two great civilizations depict their...

    Aeneid, Augustus, Homer 1603 Words | 5 Pages

  • Homer's Odyssey Xenia

    Significance of Xenia in Homer’s Odyssey The society of Ancient Greece was very much centered around the gods, and a healthy fear of the...

    Achilles, Greek mythology, Homer 1273 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Stories of Hamlet (Shakespeare) and the Odyssey (Homer)

    The Stories of Hamlet (Shakespeare) and the Odyssey (Homer) Throughout the world of literature, of Homer’s The...

    Achilles, Athena, Hamlet 2279 Words | 6 Pages

  • Odyssey

    The Odyssey, by Homer, is one of the most poetic and vivid verses of its time. Many of its phrases and stanzas are memorable,...

    378 Words | 3 Pages

  • Family as a Social Institution in Odyssey by Homer

    Family as a social institution in Odyssey by Homer One of the social institutions that play a very important role in the...

    Agamemnon, Greek mythology, Helen 988 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Suitors in the Odyssey, by Homer

    The SuitorsIn Homer's Odyssey, it has been sixteen years since Odysseus left his home in Ithaca for war. Many men from other lands thinking...

    Greece, Greeks, Homer 924 Words | 3 Pages

  • Sundiata and the Odyssey of Homer

    A quest is the act or instance of seeking or pursuing something. In the books "Sundiata" and "The Odyssey of Homer", both of the...

    Griot, Homer, Mali Empire 1023 Words | 3 Pages

  • Odyssey

    Odyssey is one of the famous ancient greek epic written by homer. I think that it was really interesting. Before maam conte...

    Achilles, Epic Cycle, Greek mythology 913 Words | 3 Pages

  • Free Will and Fate in the Odyssey

    Homer’s View of Free Will and Fate in the Odyssey Free will and fate are both prominent in the Odyssey. In the...

    1582 Words | 4 Pages

  • Women in the Odyssey

    given substantial importance within the plot. Homer`s The Odyssey, Heart of Darnkness by Joseph Conrad and Aeschylus`s Oresteia...

    Homer, Iliad, Ithaca 1662 Words | 5 Pages

  • Roles of the Greek Gods in the Odyssey of Homer

    Throughout the epic of The Odyssey of Homer, Odysseus, the main protagonist, receives help, and is frowned upon by the gods....

    Circe, Greek mythology, Homer 1174 Words | 3 Pages

  • Odyssey

    Odyssey Review/Essay Questions 1.What aspects of social and political life in Homeric times are reflected in the “Odyssey”?...

    2184 Words | 6 Pages

  • Odyssey Culture Essay

    Throughout Homer’s Odyssey, the reader watches the change and strength of Odysseus, who serves as a classic example of a Homeric Greek man:...

    Gender role, Homer, Husband 903 Words | 3 Pages

  • Homer His Life and His Works

    Homer: His Life and His Works Greeks had used writing since c. 1400 BC, but it was not until the late 8th century BC that their literature...

    Achilles, Epic Cycle, Epic poetry 1028 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Odyssey

    In the epic the Odyssey by Homer (translated by Robert Fitzgerald) one of the most descriptive and best written passages in the...

    Achilles, Debut albums, Homer 1195 Words | 3 Pages

  • Homer vs. Virgil

    throughout the great country. The epic poetry they recited enthused many Greek civilians. The people of Greece loved the tales written by the famous poet...

    Achilles, Epic poetry, Greek mythology 969 Words | 3 Pages

  • Xenia in the Odyssey

    The Importance of Xenia in The Odyssey and it’s Consequences One of the most important themes in The Odyssey is the concept of...

    Achilles, Homer, Iliad 2002 Words | 5 Pages

  • Compare yourself to a character The Odyssey, Homer

    day because of different challenges they have to face, and different lessons that they learn. This idea of maturing is seen all over the world in numerous...

    Anxiety, Odysseus, Odyssey 992 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Odyssey and the Penelopiad

    establishing plot and how meaning is shaped throughout the text. By analysing The Odyssey and The Penelopiad, the reader gains a powerful...

    Ancient Greece, Feminism, Gender 1106 Words | 3 Pages

  • On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer

    General Comments Keats was so moved by the power and aliveness of Chapman's translation of Homer that he wrote this...

    George Chapman, Homer, Iliad 1449 Words | 5 Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey Odysseus was always considered to be a great man and a great hero. He was known for his brain as well as his muscle. He was an...

    Achilles, Charybdis, Cyclops 776 Words | 3 Pages

  • Odyssey 5

    In Homer’s epic, The Odyssey, various aspects of the ancient Greeks are revealed through the actions, characters, plot, and...

    Ancient Greek, Athena, Greece 1718 Words | 4 Pages

  • Free Will in Oedipus Rex and the Odyssey

    Pearson Homer and Sophocles: The Question of Human Free Will Greek authors, when one considers the time period in which they lived, are...

    Athena, Greek mythology, Odysseus 822 Words | 3 Pages

  • Women in the Odyssey by Homer

    The Odyssey by Homer encompasses a rather modern idea of women and their role for its time. Homer...

    Athena, Gender, Greek mythology 669 Words | 2 Pages

  • O Brother Where Art Thou vs. The Odyssey

    Jaxson Hoey Mr. Pison Honors Lit & Comp 13 March 2013 Two Historical and Impactful Journeys The Odyssey is one of the most impactful...

    Cyclops, Greek mythology, Homer 1247 Words | 5 Pages

  • Why Is Xenia Such an Important Theme in the Odyssey?

    Why is Xenia such an important theme in the Odyssey? Explain your views and support them with details from the poem. (45 marks) The concept...

    Achilles, Ancient Greece, Homer 1204 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Odyssey 'Telemachia'

    THE ODYSSEY – Books 1-4 1. The story of Agamemnon, Aegisthus, Orestes and Clytaemenstra is a recurring theme during these first 4 books of...

    Greek mythology, Helen, Homer 2486 Words | 7 Pages

  • Odyssey Death and Rebirth in the Odyssey

    The Odyssey, by Homer, is a classical piece of Greek literature. Throughout The Odyssey, the Blind Bard makes...

    Athena, Homer, Odysseus 1394 Words | 7 Pages

  • Homer in Book 9 of the Odyssey

    The Duality of Odysseus: an Odyssey of the Mind As William Makepeace Thackeray once said, "bravery never goes out of fashion." This theme is...

    Achilles, Epic Cycle, Homer 642 Words | 2 Pages

  • Odyssey and Dantes Inferno

    Odyssey means trouble: giving and receiving in kind, while inferno is symbolic for hell. This paper reviews the two poems, written centuries...

    Achilles, Athena, Homer 905 Words | 3 Pages

  • Critique of the Ramayana Modern Prose Translation

    In a just world, Mr. R.K. Narayan’s estate would be responsible for reimbursing seventeen-fifty, plus applicable taxes, to all those who purchased the...

    Epic poetry, Hanuman, Indian epic poetry 1162 Words | 3 Pages

  • Fate and Destiny in the Aeneid and the Odyssey

    From the dawning of modern human thought, humans have questioned the nature of life and its passing. One of the most fundamental questions to...

    Aeneas, Aeneid, Dido 913 Words | 3 Pages

  • Comparison between Modern and Epic Heroes

    a figure that possesses extra human abilities and status. Heroes serve as protagonists of epics and myths and are widely celebrated for their deeds (Ogden...

    1245 Words | 4 Pages

  • Tennyson vs Homer Ulysses Vs Oddyseus

    Although Ulysses and Odysseus share similar traits, Homer would not agree with Tennyson's portrayal of Odysseus in the poem "Ulysses". Whereas...

    Achilles, Homer, Iliad 1655 Words | 5 Pages

  • Richard

    disastrous Yorkist family feud. The throne should have passed smoothly to his son; Edward V. This however didn’t happen due to his brother,...

    Edward IV of England, Edward V of England, Elizabeth of York 861 Words | 3 Pages

  • Women of Odyssey

    Trojans do not catch him. Homer describes them as "two lions stalking through the carnage and the corpses."(Book X, Line 297) However, these...

    Achilles, Gender, Gender role 1355 Words | 4 Pages

  • Hospitality in the Odyssey

    Jeremy Worden Hospitality Illustrated in Homer's The Odyssey Far removed from our individualistic society today is the ancient Greece...

    Agamemnon, Greek mythology, Homer 1841 Words | 5 Pages

  • The Odyssey

    Rasie Turner Ms. Neff English 1030 22 September 2010 The Odyssey Greek gods and goddesses are very important in the Greek culture. There...

    1147 Words | 3 Pages

  • Achilles and Odyssey Compare and Contrast Essay

    normal man. In Homer’s epic poems The Iliad and The Odyssey, Achilles and Odysseus are the well-known heroes. Achilles fights Hektor outside...

    Achilles, Greek mythology, Hector 1620 Words | 4 Pages

  • the portrayal of women in the Odyssey

    WOMEN IN THE ODYSSEY Although women in ancient Greece are often portrayed as meek and weak, this is not the case in Homer’s epic; The...

    897 Words | 3 Pages

  • Homer's the Odyssey and 2001: a Space Odyssey Compare and Contrast Essay

    tried and tested in both Homer’s The Odyssey and 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke. Being able to see the similarities...

    1073 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey Reading Comprehension Questions Part 1 Part 1 1) Where is Odysseus located at the poem’s beginning? 2) What is a...

    2141 Words | 6 Pages

  • Women of the Odyssey

    The Women of the Odyssey Many people regard Homer's epics as war stories—stories about men; those people often overlook the important roles...

    Athena, Circe, Iliad 1518 Words | 4 Pages

  • Loyalty in Odyssey

    Loyalty in The Odyssey Loyalty is defined in the Webster's dictionary as faithfulness or devotion to a person, a cause or a duty. Through...

    Greek mythology, Homer, Iliad 822 Words | 3 Pages

  • Hospitality in the Odyssey

    Homer’s Odyssey can teach us about culture in ancient Greece through Odysseus’ voyage home. In the epic poem hospitality, or “xenia,” is...

    Aeneid, Epic poetry, Greek mythology 1019 Words | 3 Pages

  • Odyssey vs. Finding Nemo

    Epics Over the Years The Odyssey, a historical epic, was the first written of its kind. Since then, many stories’ plots have focused on...

    850 Words | 3 Pages

  • Richard and Looking for Richard

    Shakespeare in his tragedy, written in the 15th century, Richard III (RIII) transcend Shakespeare’s contextual world and coincide with the...

    Academy Award for Best Actor, Al Pacino, Elizabeth I of England 1111 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Odyssey Essay

    Nadia Mendoza Ms. Kittelson English 9 March 14, 2011 The Odyssey In the epic poem “The Odyssey” by Homer, the...

    Aeneid, Epic poetry, Greek mythology 951 Words | 3 Pages

  • Women in the Odyssey

    I Dr. Graves October 8, 2010 The Unethical Depiction of Women in Homer’s The Odyssey In Homer’s The Odyssey, women are...

    Athena, Epic Cycle, Greek mythology 1057 Words | 4 Pages

  • In What Ways Is the Telemachy Important to the Odyssey as a Whole

    what ways is the Telemachy important to the Odyssey as a whole? What would the poem lose if these first four books were removed? Homer’s...

    Epic poetry, Homer, Iliad 1555 Words | 5 Pages

  • The Role of Woman in The Odyssey

    Although “The Odyssey” by the Greek poet Homer is very much an epic tale of a man’s heroic quest, women play an incredibly large...

    1248 Words | 3 Pages

  • Richard Iii and Looking for Richard

    A deeper understanding of ambition and identity emerges from pursuing the connections between King Richard III and Looking for...

    Academy Award for Best Actor, Actor, Al Pacino 1297 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Greeks define nobility as a person who would go and fight for their country, a person who has values of bravery, intelligence, strength and keen...

    Blood donation, Circe, Martin Luther King, Jr. 1674 Words | 4 Pages

  • Penelope of the Odyssey

    Homer's poem The Odyssey. Many are the ways Penelope exemplifies the ideal woman, in that she conforms to the values and beliefs of her...

    Athena, Homer, Marriage 1169 Words | 3 Pages

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