"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

  • "Odyssey" by Homer.

    Greek poets of all time is Homer. He was the inventor of the Homeric simile. He is the writer of two well known epic poems "Iliad" and...

    Achilles, Epic Cycle, Epic poetry 1115 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

  • 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

  • The Odyssey: Hospitality The Odyssey by Homer

    guests". In The Odyssey, hospitality greatly affects the whole book. In fact, because it is used so often, it is one of the six major themes in...

    Epic poetry, Helen, Homer 839 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Homer in English

    Textual analysis: Homer in English (Francis George Steiner) Introduction Francis George Steiner (born April 23, 1929 in Paris), is an...

    Ancient Greek, Epic Cycle, Epic poetry 1968 Words | 5 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

    Greek Society Much about the way of life of the ancient Greeks and the role of the individual, wealth, family, social class, and government can be found in...

    Epic poetry, Greece, Greeks 767 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • "The Odyssey" by Homer

    The story, The Odyssey, was written by Homer and translated to English version by Samuel Butler. The main character in...

    Circe, Greek mythology, Iliad 1735 Words | 5 Pages

  • "The Odyssey" by Homer.

    In the story The Odyssey by Homer, the constant interference of suitors delays Odysseus' return to his home land Ithaka. These...

    Antinous son of Eupeithes, Characters in the Odyssey, Greek mythology 1122 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

  • homer

    Homer—Or Not? Recorded history teaches people many things. Being the story of what...

    Achilles, Epic poetry, Greeks 983 Words | 5 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

  • Title: "The Shield of Achilles" Books: "The Iliad" - Homer, "The Odyssey" - Homer.

    THE SHIELD OF ACHILLES The shield of Achilles is a symbol of human life as a whole. Homer uses the shield to portray the actions of humankind...

    Achilles, Athena, Homer 852 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

  • Title: "The Shield of Achilles" Books: "The Iliad" - Homer, "The Odyssey" - Homer.

    THE SHIELD OF ACHILLES The shield of Achilles is a symbol of human life as a whole. Homer uses the shield to portray the actions of humankind...

    Achilles, Athena, Homer 852 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

  • Hospitality in 'The Odyssey of Homer' - A verse translation by Allen Mandelbaum

    stay in the host's lavish house. Hospitality is an important reoccurring theme in the novel, The Odyssey by Robert Fitzgerald. Hospitality was...

    Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, Dionysus 935 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

  • Athena's Role in the "Odyssey" by Homer.

    Athena's Role in the Odyssey An English professor once wrote these words on the board: "Woman without her man is nothing." She then proceeded...

    Athena, Epic poetry, Greek mythology 1158 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

  • Numerology in The Odyssey How numbers are used throughout The Odyssey by Homer and how they all symbolize different events or characters in the book

    Numerology in The Odyssey "Everything is named or numbered, but few people are conscious of the degree to which names and numbers influence...

    1, 2, Greek mythology 2387 Words | 7 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

  • The Odyssey Translations Essay WORD

    The Odyssey Translations Essay The Odyssey is an epic poem, written in classical Greek, describing Odysseus's...

    865 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Homer

    observation of modern oral bards in pre-literate societies and applied to the Iliad and the Odyssey. The recent discovery of the...

    2663 Words | 7 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

  • 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

  • "The Odyssey" by Homer an epic hero

    Odysseus as an Epic Hero In the book The Odyssey by Homer, the main character, Odysseus, is depicted as being similar an epic...

    Cyclops, Difference, English-language films 467 Words | 2 Pages

  • Odyssey

    Rachel Carley Odyssey Essay...

    Ancient Greece, Athena, Greek mythology 981 Words | 3 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

  • The Characteristics of Greek Women in "The Odyssey" by Homer

    In Homers masterpiece, The Odyssey, women are depicted in a certain way. They each display some part of three characteristics:...

    660 Words | 2 Pages

  • The Odyssey

    The Odyssey In the modern world, generally heroes are defined as people who strive or sacrifice themselves for what's right....

    Aeneid, Hero, Homer 631 Words | 2 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

  • Odyssey Justice And Reciprority

     There are many themes Homer uses in The Odyssey. This poem by Homer, describes the long journey of Odysseus. A...

    Greek mythology, Helen, Homer 1206 Words | 4 Pages

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