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The Odyssey

With Illustrations After John Flaxman

Homer George Davidson Alexander Pope George Davidson

$49.99   $30

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01 November 2019
This beautiful foil-stamped hardback edition of Homer's Odyssey is presented in a stylish slipcase and embossed with silver foil. It features Alexander Pope's classic 1726 translation which perfectly captures the lyricism of the epic poem, as well as Emma Woolerton's useful commentary which ensures you can easily follow the action. It also includes illustrations inspired by John Flaxman's famous neoclassical designs, creating an elegant and timeless edition that makes a perfect gift.

ABOUT THE SERIES: Arcturus Slipcased Classics are beautiful foil-stamped gift editions of classic works of literature, presented in a slipcase and decorated with delightful illustrations.
By:   Homer
Introduction by:   George Davidson, George Davidson
Translated by:   Alexander Pope
Imprint:   Arcturus
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 228mm,  Width: 183mm, 
ISBN:   9781789509410
ISBN 10:   1789509416
Series:   Arcturus Slipcased Classics
Pages:   384
Publication Date:   01 November 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Mixed media product
Publisher's Status:   Active

The reputed author of both the Odyssey and its prequel, the Iliad, is the enigmatic Greek poet Homer. Although no biographical details have been discovered, he is believed to have been an historical figure whose poems were transmitted in song, following the Ancient Greek oral tradition.

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