A true classic of Western literature
Recommended in Program(s): Challenge IV
The sequel to Homer’s Iliad, the Odyssey tells the story of wise Odysseus’s long voyage home. The epitome of an adventure, Odysseus’s journey takes him into the presence of giants, sirens, whirlpools, and more. Through it all, Odysseus displays his characteristic wiliness and ability to lead. This classic will lead students to consider the virtues of a true leader, the importance of the journey, and the value of home. Translated into prose by Robert Fagles.
- 485 pages
- © 1997