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The Homeric Stories; Iliad and Odyssey
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Published 10-1-2012 by General Books
The Homeric Stories; Iliad and Odyssey This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1909. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Charybdis in terrible wise sucked down the salt sea water. As often as she belched it forth, like a cauldron on a great fire she would seethe up through all her troubled deeps, and overhead the spray fell on the tops of either cliff. But oft as she gulped down the salt sea water, within she was all plain to see through her troubled deeps, and the rock around roared horribly and beneath the earth was manifest swart with sand, and pale fear gat hold on my men. Toward her, then, we looked fearing destruction; but Scylla meanwhile caught from out my hollow ship six of my company, the hardiest of their hands and the chief in might. And looking into the swift ship to find my men, even then I marked their feet and hands as they were lifted on high, and they cried aloud in their agony, and called me by my name for that last time of all. Even as when a fisher on some headland lets down with a long rod his baits for a snare to the little fishes below, casting into the deep the horn of an ox of the homestead, and as he catches each flings it writhing ashore, so writhing were they borne upward to the cliff. And there she devoured them shrieking in her gates, they stretching forth their hands to me in the dread deathstruggle. And the most pitiful thing was this that mine eyes have seen of all my travail in searching out the paths of the sea. "Now when we had escaped the Eocks and dread Charybdis and Scylla, thereafter we soon came to the fair island of the god; where were the goodly kine, broad of brow, and the many brave flocks of Helios Hyperion. Then while as yet I was in my black ship upon the deep, I heard the lowing of the cattle being stalled and the bleating of the sheep, and on my mind there fell the saying of the blind seer, Theban Teiresias, and of Circe of Aia, w...
Reading The Homeric Stories; Iliad and Odyssey Online - - fifty years of reading homer both alone and with students prepared eva brann to bring the odyssey and the iliad back to life for todays readers in homeric moments she brilliantly conveys the unique delights of homers epics as she focuses on the crucial scenes or moments that mark the high points of the narratives penelope and odysseus faithful wife and returning husband sit face - homer homer presumed author of the iliad and the odyssey although these two great epic poems of ancient greece have always been attributed to the shadowy figure of homer little is known of him beyond the fact that his was the name attached in antiquity by the greeks themselves to the poems that there - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -