"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

  • Homer, the Odyssey

    Reflection Assignment « Homer and Odyssey From the Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces » The Greek literature impacted...

    Achilles, Greece, Greek mythology 392 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

  • The Odyssey: Homer and His Narrative Structure

    The Odyssey- Homer and his narrative structure The structure of the Odyssey renders Homer’s epic an...

    Achilles, Epic poetry, Homer 1110 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 Iliad and the Odyssey: Why Homer?

    Marcel Lessard Mrs. Poliquin EAE 4U June 21st 2011 The Iliad and the Odyssey: Why Homer? The heart of a classical education...

    Achilles, Greek mythology, Hector 3046 Words | 7 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

  • Achilles and Homer

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

    1298 Words | 4 Pages

  • Homer Outline

    Research Paper Outline: I. Homer: A. Born blind, but still somehow an author of two of the most famous epic poems known to man:...

    Achilles, Epic Cycle, Homer 728 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey has captured minds for over 2700 years, and the story of Odysseus shows his determination to fight and conquer obstacles with and...

    Achilles, Greek mythology, Homer 1309 Words | 3 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Themes of The Odyssey

    people continue to read The Odyssey not only for its thrilling adventure, but also for its invaluable dissection of inherent human qualities....

    Achilles, Epic poetry, Homer 869 Words | 3 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

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey, one of the most well known epic stories Introduces Odysseus, the King of Ithaca. This story demonstrates Odysseus’s physical and...

    Achilles, Cyclops, Homer 997 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

    over to values and qualities of them. As in this, Homer, the author of The Odyssey, portrays many Greek values that make up a...

    Ancient Greek, Greek language, Greeks 1124 Words | 3 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

  • 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

  • The Odyssey

    Homer's poem The Odyssey depicts the tendency of people to ignore the consequences of their actions. Odysseus punished Penelope's suitors...

    Circe, Greek mythology, Homer 1040 Words | 3 Pages

  • Translation

    Extra material for chapter 4 Van Leuven-Zwart’s comparative–descriptive model of translation shifts1 The most detailed attempt to produce...

    Das Model, Linguistics, Semantics 1388 Words | 5 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • translation

    Delhi) 2013-2014 LEGAL TRANSLATIon SUBMITTED TO: INTRODUCTION TRANSLATION Translation is the...

    Dynamic and formal equivalence, Eugene Nida, Language 603 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

  • Translation

    TRANSLATION: The process of turning an original or "source" text into a text in another language. TRANSLATION TECHNIQUES Direct...

    Adjective, Clause, Dependent clause 1190 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

  • Homer begins the Odyssey with the Telemacheia to add drama, colour and epic significance to the story

    Homer begins the Odyssey with the Telemacheia to add drama, colour and epic significance to the story. The first four books...

    Achilles, Homer, Iliad 1898 Words | 5 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

  • The Odyssey and The Ramayana

    our literary works, such as The Odyssey and The Ramayana of Valmiki. The Odyssey and The Ramayana of Valmiki are two of the...

    Lanka, Odysseus, Odyssey 1240 Words | 3 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey What is the nature of free will? Are gods or humans responsible for what happens? The Odyssey is a poem which is...

    Athena, Greek mythology, Iliad 1681 Words | 4 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

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