Ithaca : A Novel of Homer's Odyssey - casaruraldavina.comIt is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad , the other Homeric epic. The Odyssey is fundamental to the modern Western canon ; it is the second-oldest extant work of Western literature, while the Iliad is the oldest. Scholars believe the Odyssey was composed near the end of the 8th century BC, somewhere in Ionia , the Greek coastal region of Anatolia. The poem mainly focuses on the Greek hero Odysseus known as Ulysses in Roman myths , king of Ithaca , and his journey home after the fall of Troy. It takes Odysseus ten years to reach Ithaca after the ten-year Trojan War. The Odyssey continues to be read in the Homeric Greek and translated into modern languages around the world. The Odyssey was written in a poetic dialect of Greek—a literary amalgam of Aeolic Greek , Ionic Greek , and other Ancient Greek dialects —and comprises 12, lines of dactylic hexameter.
Ithaca: A Novel of Homer's Odyssey
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