The Odyssey; Book 20 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 20 Ulysses slept in the cloister upon an undressed bullock’s hide, on the top of which he threw several skins of the…

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The Iliad; Book 7 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 7 With these words Hector passed through the gates, and his brother Alexandrus with him, both eager for the fray. As when…

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The Odyssey; Book 12 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 12 “After we were clear of the river Oceanus, and had got out into the open sea, we went on till we…

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The Iliad; Book 18 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 18 Thus then did they fight as it were a flaming fire. Meanwhile the fleet runner Antilochus, who had been sent as…

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The Odyssey; Book 24 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 24 Then Mercury of Cyllene summoned the ghosts of the suitors, and in his hand he held the fair golden wand with…

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The Odyssey; Book 3 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 3 But as the sun was rising from the fair sea into the firmament of heaven to shed Blight on mortals and…

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The Iliad; Book 8 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 8 Now when Morning, clad in her robe of saffron, had begun to suffuse light over the earth, Jove called the gods…

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The Odyssey; Book 14 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 14 Ulysses now left the haven, and took the rough track up through the wooded country and over the crest of the…

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The Iliad; Book 19 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 19 Now when Dawn in robe of saffron was hasting from the streams of Oceanus, to bring light to mortals and immortals,…

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The Odyssey;The Odyssey; Book 9 By Homer

The Odyssey;The Odyssey; Book 9 And Ulysses answered, “King Alcinous, it is a good thing to hear a bard with such a divine voice as…

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The Odyssey; Book 5 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 5 And now, as Dawn rose from her couch beside Tithonus- harbinger of light alike to mortals and immortals- the gods met…

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The Iliad; Book 12 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 12 So the son of Menoetius was attending to the hurt of Eurypylus within the tent, but the Argives and Trojans still…

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The Odyssey; Book 15 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 15 But Minerva went to the fair city of Lacedaemon to tell Ulysses’ son that he was to return at once. She…

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The Iliad; Book 20 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 20 Thus, then, did the Achaeans arm by their ships round you, O son of Peleus, who were hungering for battle; while…

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The Iliad (Bk I) By Homer

The Iliad (Bk I) Sing, O goddess, the anger of Achilles son of Peleus, that brought countless ills upon the Achaeans. Many a brave soul…

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The Odyssey; Book 7 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 7 Thus, then, did Ulysses wait and pray; but the girl drove on to the town. When she reached her father’s house…

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The Iliad; Book 11 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 11 And now as Dawn rose from her couch beside Tithonus, harbinger of light alike to mortals and immortals, Jove sent fierce…

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The Odyssey; Book 16 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 16 Meanwhile Ulysses and the swineherd had lit a fire in the hut and were were getting breakfast ready at daybreak for…

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The Iliad; Book 22 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 22 Thus the Trojans in the city, scared like fawns, wiped the sweat from off them and drank to quench their thirst,…

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The Iliad Book 1 By Homer

The Iliad Book 1 Sing, O goddess, the anger of Achilles son of Peleus, that brought countless ills upon the Achaeans. Many a brave soul…

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The Odyssey; Book 6 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 6 So here Ulysses slept, overcome by sleep and toil; but Minerva went off to the country and city of the Phaecians-…

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The Iliad; Book 9 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 9 Thus did the Trojans watch. But Panic, comrade of blood-stained Rout, had taken fast hold of the Achaeans and their princes…

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The Odyssey; Book 17 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 17 When the child of morning, rosy-fingered Dawn, appeared, Telemachus bound on his sandals and took a strong spear that suited his…

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The Iliad; Book 24 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 24 The assembly now broke up and the people went their ways each to his own ship. There they made ready their…

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The Iliad Book 10 By Homer

The Iliad Book 10 Now the other princes of the Achaeans slept soundly the whole night through, but Agamemnon son of Atreus was troubled, so…

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The Odyssey; Book 2 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 2 Now when the child of morning, rosy-fingered Dawn, appeared, Telemachus rose and dressed himself. He bound his sandals on to his…

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The Iliad; Book 14 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 14 Nestor was sitting over his wine, but the cry of battle did not escape him, and he said to the son…

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The Odyssey; Book 18 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 18 Now there came a certain common tramp who used to go begging all over the city of Ithaca, and was notorious…

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The Iliad; Book 23 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 23 Thus did they make their moan throughout the city, while the Achaeans when they reached the Hellespont went back every man…

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The Iliad; Book 2 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 2 Now the other gods and the armed warriors on the plain slept soundly, but Jove was wakeful, for he was thinking…

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The Odyssey; Book 4 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 4 They reached the low lying city of Lacedaemon them where they drove straight to the of abode Menelaus [and found him…

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The Iliad; Book 16 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 16 Thus did they fight about the ship of Protesilaus. Then Patroclus drew near to Achilles with tears welling from his eyes,…

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The Odyssey; Book 21 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 21 Minerva now put it in Penelope’s mind to make the suitors try their skill with the bow and with the iron…

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The Odyssey; Book 1 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 1 Tell me, o muse, of that ingenious hero who travelled far and wide after he had sacked the famous town of…

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The Iliad; Book 3 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 3 When the companies were thus arrayed, each under its own captain, the Trojans advanced as a flight of wild fowl or…

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The Odyssey; Book 8 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 8 Now when the child of morning, rosy-fingered Dawn, appeared, Alcinous and Ulysses both rose, and Alcinous led the way to the…

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The Iliad; Book 13 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 13 Now when Jove had thus brought Hector and the Trojans to the ships, he left them to their never-ending toil, and…

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The Odyssey; Book 23 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 23 Euryclea now went upstairs laughing to tell her mistress that her dear husband had come home. Her aged knees became young…

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The Odyssey By Homer

The Odyssey BOOK I Tell me, O muse, of that ingenious hero who travelled far and wide after he had sacked the famous town of…

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The Iliad; Book 4 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 4 Now the gods were sitting with Jove in council upon the golden floor while Hebe went round pouring out nectar for…

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The Odyssey; Book 10 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 10 Thence we went on to the Aeoli island where lives Aeolus son of Hippotas, dear to the immortal gods. It is…

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The Iliad; Book 17 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 17 Brave Menelaus son of Atreus now came to know that Patroclus had fallen, and made his way through the front ranks…

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The Odyssey; Book 22 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 22 Then Ulysses tore off his rags, and sprang on to the broad pavement with his bow and his quiver full of…

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The Iliad; Book 6 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 6 The fight between Trojans and Achaeans was now left to rage as it would, and the tide of war surged hither…

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The Odyssey; Book 11 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 11 Then, when we had got down to the sea shore we drew our ship into the water and got her mast…

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The Iliad; Book 15 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 15 But when their flight had taken them past the trench and the set stakes, and many had fallen by the hands…

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The Odyssey; Book 19 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 19 Ulysses was left in the cloister, pondering on the means whereby with Minerva’s help he might be able to kill the…

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The Iliad; Book 5 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 5 Then Pallas Minerva put valour into the heart of Diomed, son of Tydeus, that he might excel all the other Argives,…

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The Odyssey; Book 13 By Homer

The Odyssey; Book 13 Thus did he speak, and they all held their peace throughout the covered cloister, enthralled by the charm of his story,…

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The Iliad; Book 21 By Homer

The Iliad; Book 21 Now when they came to the ford of the full-flowing river Xanthus, begotten of immortal Jove, Achilles cut their forces in…

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Brief Biography Of Homer

Born – c. 800 BCE, Greece Died – c. 701 BCE, Greece Occupation – Poet Famous poem – The Iliad, The Odyssey Famous quote –…

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