The Odyssey


  1. ^ "Odyssey". Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary.
  2. ^ a b D.C.H. Rieu's introduction to The Odyssey (Penguin, 2003), p. xi.
  3. ^ The dog Argos dies autik' idont' Odusea eeikosto eniauto ("seeing Odysseus again in the twentieth year"), Odyssey 17.327; cf. also 2.174-6, 23.102, 23.170.
  4. ^ Homer (1996). The Odyssey. Trans. by Robert Fagles. Introduction by Bernard Knox. United States of America: Penguin Books. p. 13. ISBN 978-0-14-026886-7.  |accessdate= requires |url= (help)
  5. ^ Fox, Robin Lane (2006). The Classical World: An Epic History from Homer to Hadrian. United States of America: Basic Books. p. 19. ISBN 978-0-465-02496-4. 
  6. ^ This theme once existed in the form of another epic, Nostoi, of which only fragments remain.
  7. ^ Homer. The Odyssey. p. Scroll 17 Line 8-8. Retrieved 16 January 2015. 
  8. ^ From the Odyssey of Homer translated by Richmond Lattimore [Book 9, page 147/8, lines 410 - 412].
  9. ^ "The Lusiads". World Digital Library. 1800–1882. Retrieved 2013-08-31. 
  10. ^ Baikouzis, Constantino; Magnasco, Marcelo O. (June 24, 2008), "Is an eclipse described in the Odyssey?", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences) 105 (26): 8823, doi:10.1073/pnas.0803317105, PMC 2440358, PMID 18577587, retrieved 2008-06-27 .
  11. ^ West, Martin. The East Face of Helicon: West Asiatic Elements in Greek Poetry and Myth. (Oxford 1997) 402-417.
  12. ^ Abel's surmise is noted by Adrienne Mayor, The First Fossil Hunters: Paleontology in Greek and Roman Times (Princeton University Press) 2000.
  13. ^ a b c Odyssey Criticism.
  14. ^ Swanson, Roy Arthur:

    Lucian of Samosata, the Greco-Syrian satirist of the second century, appears today as an exemplar of the science-fiction artist. There is little, if any, need to argue that his mythopoeic Milesian Tales and his literary fantastic voyages and utopistic hyperbole comport with the genre of science fiction; ...

  15. ^ Merugud Uilix maicc Leirtis. Kuno Meyer (ed), First edition [v + 36 pp.; v–xii Introduction; 1–15 Critical edition of Text; 16–29 Translation; 30–36 Index Verborum.] David Nutt270 Strand, London (1886)
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  17. ^ Homer's Odyssey. New York: Bantam. 1991. Trans. Mandelbaum, Allen. ISBN 978-0-553-21399-7.

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