The Odyssey

 
 

“Tell me, O Muse, of that ingenious hero who travelled far and wide after he had sacked the famous town of Troy. Many cities did he visit, and many were the nations with whose manners and customs he was acquainted; moreover he suffered much by sea while trying to save his own life and bring his men safely home; but do what he might he could not save his men, for they perished through their own sheer folly in eating the cattle of the Sun-god Helios; so the god prevented them from ever reaching home…”

The Odyssey, Book 1



The Odyssey, together with The Iliad, was the primary source book for life and actions in the ancient world, it is a monumental masterpiece of poetry, and even today it challenges us to consider what it means to be human.



“The Odyssey is great because all of life is a journey”

G.K. Chesterton

Homer

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