La Odisea por Homer

September 19, 2019

La Odisea por Homer

Titulo del libro: La Odisea

Autor: Homer

Número de páginas: 246 páginas

Fecha de lanzamiento: March 1, 1999

ISBN: 9681508149

Editor: Editores Mexicanos Unidos, S.A.

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Homer con La Odisea

Librarian's Note: this is an alternate cover edition for ISBN: 1853260258

With an Introduction and Notes by Adam Roberts Royal Holloway, University of London Homer's great epic describes the many adventures of Odysseus, Greek warrior, as he strives over many years to return to his home island of Ithaca after the Trojan War. His colourful adventures, his endurance, his love for his wife and son have the same power to move and inspire readers today as they did in Archaic Greece, 2800 years ago. This poem has been translated many times over the years, but Chapman's sinewy, gorgeous rendering (1616) stands in a class of its own. Chapman believed himself inspired by the spirit of Homer himself, and matches the breadth and power of the original with a complex and stunning idiom of his own. John Keats expressed his admiration for the resulting work in the famous sonnet, 'On first looking into Chapman's Homer': 'Much have I travelled in the realms of gold...'