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The Odyssey - Audio Book

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The Odyssey - Audio Book

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The Odyssey - Audio Book
The Odyssey - Audio Book
The Odyssey - Audio Book

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The Odyssey - Audio Book

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Education Books
Last updated
May 4, 2010
Release date
April 13, 2010
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The Odyssey is one of the two major ancient Greek epic poems (the other being the Iliad), attributed to the blind poet Homer. The poem is commonly dated to between 800 and 600 BC. The poem is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, and concerns the events that befall the Greek hero Odysseus in his long journey back to his native land Ithaca after the fall of Troy.

He has just fought in the Trojan War, and now, along with his men, is returning home. On his return home he faces cyclops, lotus-eaters, sea monsters, and hostile giants. After getting through all these adventures, the hero finds himeslf trapped by a goddess on an island.

It takes Odysseus ten years to return to his native land of Ithaca after ten years of war.

Meanwhile, in Ithaca, during his 20-year absence, his son Telemachus and his wife Penelope must deal with a group of unruly suitors who have moved into Odysseus’ home to compete for Penelope’s hand in marriage, since most have assumed that Odysseus has died. Telemachos believes that his father is still alive, and so, aided by the goddess Athena, sets out on a quest to find him.

The poem is a fundamental text in the Western canon and continues to be read in both Homeric Greek and translations around the world.

This audio book application contains audio files for all chapters in one download, so you can listen to the book on the go without the need for an internet connection. Hence the application size is a little big, and you may need to download it over WiFi connection or through iTunes on your PC or Mac.

Audio Book Features ==>
Pause/resume function
Track progress slider
Volume slider
Easy navigation
Offline viewing without internet connection

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