ABC-CLIO Odysseus lost his way, but students shouldn't have to. This delightful companion, written in a lively narrative style and full of fresh insights and interpretations, offers teachers a wealth of ideas for making Homer's timeless epic come alive for students. Maps, charts, tables, and photographs help readers further appreciate the story and its historical context. Written in a lively narrative style and full of fresh insights and interpretations, this companion offers ideas for making Homer's epic come alive for students.
Book News For first-time readers, Morrison (classics and humanities, Centre College, Kentucky) discusses the ancient Greek poem in detail and provides background material to situate it in its historical context. He does not expect readers to be familiar with Greek mythology or the ancient world. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Baker & Taylor Provides background information on the history and mythology of Homer's "Odyssey" and presents discussions on each of the twenty-four books of the work.