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Away from Home for 20 Years

10 years fighting in Troy, then another 10 finding his way back home. The journey of Odysseus has been told for millennia, and his story is as riveting today as it was in its first telling. 

Intro to the Odyssey

Intro to the Odyssey

Excerpt from the History Channel Series Clash of the Gods

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The Odyssey Translations - The Greatest Literature of All Time

The Odyssey Translations - The Greatest Literature of All Time

Editor Eric's 1,000 greatest-ever novels, stories, dramas and works of poetry. With his provocative commentary on the great books and authors.

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The Odyssey - The Greatest Literature of All Time

The Odyssey - The Greatest Literature of All Time

Editor Eric's 1,000 greatest-ever novels, stories, dramas and works of poetry. With his provocative commentary on the great books and authors.

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2,800 Years Old And Still Relevant

2,800 Years Old And Still Relevant

Op-Ed article by Mary Lefkowitz, college classics professor, answers those who seek inclusion of new authors on her reading list; holds that every year she finds same texts can be read in challenging

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Why students should read Homer

Why students should read Homer

Recently, David Didau’s post here on a new curriculum for KS3 has got me thinking. I’m lucky to work in a school which gives me pretty much free reign on what I choose to teach, yet I have always a…

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Why is the Odyssey Still Relevant?

Why is the Odyssey Still Relevant?

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Is Penelope a hero in 'The Odyssey' by Homer? Why or why not? - Quora

Is Penelope a hero in 'The Odyssey' by Homer? Why or why not? - Quora

It depends completely on what you’d class as a ‘hero’. It also depends on whose perspective you’re looking from! For the ancient Greeks, it would probably have been difficult for them to see a woman a

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Penelope: The Odyssey’s Other Hero

Penelope: The Odyssey’s Other Hero

Ana Fleisher Dr. Benander Topics in Lit 1 October 2012 Penelope: The Odyssey’s Other Hero When you think about The Odyssey, one name should come to mind, and that name is Odysseus. He’s the obvious…

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----The Odyssey - Ms Halkovic's Website

----The Odyssey - Ms Halkovic's Website

This site is for the students of Ms. Halkovic at Masuk High School.

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How and Why to Study Homer’s The Odyssey – Kirk j Barbera – Medium

How and Why to Study Homer’s The Odyssey – Kirk j Barbera – Medium

I hope to inspire you to take on a very difficult journey. I want to inspire you to become educated. We often believe that by attending a…

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McGavockEnglish1 - The Odyssey

McGavockEnglish1 - The Odyssey

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Exploring Epic

Exploring Epic

Soon we will explore Homer's The Odyssey, but before we dive into this text, we must understand the genre of the Epic. Your assignment will be to become an expert of the qualities and characteristics of an Epic. On the sidebar you will find four tasks that you must complete that will help you to become a master of the Epic literary genre. Select each task to explore various sites about the Epic li

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The Odyssey Translations - The Greatest Literature of All Time

The Odyssey Translations - The Greatest Literature of All Time

Editor Eric's 1,000 greatest-ever novels, stories, dramas and works of poetry. With his provocative commentary on the great books and authors.

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Historically, men translated the Odyssey. Here’s what happened when a woman took the job.

Historically, men translated the Odyssey. Here’s what happened when a woman took the job.

"Tell me about a complicated man." So begins Emily Wilson’s new translation, which reveals how the ancient story is relevant today.

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Why You Might Want To Read 'The Odyssey'

Why You Might Want To Read 'The Odyssey'

Most of us read "The Odyssey" because we have to, as a school assignment, or because we think we should. (It is, after all, one of the foundational works...

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Layers of Meaning in the Odyssey

Layers of Meaning in the Odyssey

Welcome to a web site that discusses some less revealed themes in the Odyssey.  The Odyssey is not just about the heroic Odysseus, but more importantly about the underlying themes from the Greek cu

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Trojan War | Myth & Significance

Trojan War | Myth & Significance

Trojan War: Trojan War, legendary conflict between the early Greeks and the Anatolian city-state of Troy.

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The Odyssey - A Summary

The Odyssey - A Summary

A Summary of The Odyssey in 25 Minutes or Less... (The camera I used couldn't seem to focus... so it gets blurry at times) Links/Professional Summaries that ...

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Odyssey Game - Choose your character

Odyssey Game - Choose your character

In this web game you can choose to be either Odysseus himself or his young son Telemachus or his beautiful wife, Penelope.

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Everything you need to know to read Homer's "Odyssey" - Jill Dash

Everything you need to know to read Homer's "Odyssey" - Jill Dash

View full lesson: ed.ted.com/lessons/everything-you-need-to-know-to-read-homer-s-odyssey-jill-dash An encounter with a man-eating giant. A sorceress who turn...

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A Long and Difficult Journey, or  The Odyssey: Crash Course Literature 201

A Long and Difficult Journey, or The Odyssey: Crash Course Literature 201

You can directly support Crash Course at https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse Subscribe for as little as $0 to keep up with everything we're doing. Free is ni...

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Sutori

Sutori

A Really Good Timeline Replete with Pictures and Astute Comments

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Who and Where

Who and Where

This page provides audio clips in .wav format.

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Timelines and More of Homer's Odyssey by Peter Struck

Timelines and More of Homer's Odyssey by Peter Struck

Course site for Classical Studies 200, Greek and Roman Mythology, at the University of Pennsylvania

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"The Odyssey" Lesson Plans

"The Odyssey" Lesson Plans

Lesson plans for The Odyssey by Homer - Free English learning and teaching resources from Varsity Tutors.

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The Odyssey ("Across the Universe" by the Beatles)

The Odyssey ("Across the Universe" by the Beatles)

Sung from the point of view of Penelope, Telemachus, and Odysseus. Clips from the 1997 TV version with Armand Assante as Odysseus, Greta Scacchi as Penelope,...

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Greek Mythology: Odysseus

Greek Mythology: Odysseus

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Greek Gods Explained In 12 Minutes

Greek Gods Explained In 12 Minutes

The Greek Gods represent humanity at its best and worst, from the violent and destructive Ares to the beautiful and seductive Aphrodite, Greek mythology demo...

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Classics Summarized: The Odyssey

Classics Summarized: The Odyssey

Want a clean, child-friendly version? Click here! https://youtu.be/kosS54qL9QY PART 1 - THE ILIAD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faSrRHw6eZ8 PART 3 - THE A...

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The science behind the myth: Homer's "Odyssey" - Matt Kaplan

The science behind the myth: Homer's "Odyssey" - Matt Kaplan

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-science-behind-the-myth-homer-s-odyssey-matt-kaplan Homer's "Odyssey" recounts the adventures of the Greek he...

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Video SparkNotes: Homer's The Odyssey summary

Video SparkNotes: Homer's The Odyssey summary

Check out Homer's The Odyssey Video SparkNote: Quick and easy Odyssey synopsis, analysis, and discussion of major characters and themes in the epic poem. For...

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Why should you read Virgil's "Aeneid"? - Mark Robinson

Why should you read Virgil's "Aeneid"? - Mark Robinson

Check out our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/teded View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-should-you-read-virgil-s-aeneid-mark-robinson In 1...

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What makes a hero? - Matthew Winkler

What makes a hero? - Matthew Winkler

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-makes-a-hero-matthew-winkler What trials unite not only Harry Potter or Frodo Baggins but many of literature...

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