- HTML (24 pages, 28-60 KB) at MIT Classics Archive (Translated by Samuel Butler)
- HTML (24 pages, indexed) at johnstonia: Texts for Liberal Studies (translated by Ian Johnston)
- HTML at Bartleby Archive (Translated by George Chapman)
- Flipbook Reader (452 pages, indexed) at Richer Resources Publications (translated by Ian Johnston)
- HTML at Perseus/Tufts (Translated by A.T. Murray)
- HTML at Perseus/Tufts (Translated by Samuel Butler)
- Greek HTML at Perseus/Tufts
- German HTML (Multi-page, indexed) at Projekt Gutenberg DE (Translated by Johann Heinrich Voß)
- Swedish Multi-Format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg (Translated by Axel Gabriel Sjöström)
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- Greek/English Hardcover edition in two volumes, translation by A.T. Murray (Harvard Univ Pr, 1995):
- Paperback edition, translated by Robert Fagles (Penguin Classics, 1999, 560 pg).
Available at other booksellers:
- Paperback edition at Richer Resources Publications, translated by Ian Johnston (Richer Resources, 500 pg).
- Paperback edition, abridged, at Richer Resources Publications, translated by Ian Johnston (Richer Resources, 196 pg).
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The Odyssey is an epic poem set during the aftermath of the Trojan War (12th or 13th century BC), and mainly follows the ten-year journey of Odysseus as he
tries to return to his home, and the struggles of his wife Penelope and son Telemachus to fend off the many suitors vying for Penelope's hand in marriage (as Odysseus is assumed
to be dead). The "standard" version consists of 12,110 lines written in dactylic hexameter. For more information, check out the study guides and helps in the "Resources" tab.
The Odyssey appears in these reading lists / collections:
- Great Books of the Western World
- Harvard Classics
- How to Read a Book
- Great Books Foundation Adult Discussion Series
- Grtbooks.com Major Works List (all works in Great Books of the Western World, Harvard Classics, How to Read a Book, or the Great Books Foundation Adult Discussion Series)
- Grtbooks.com Core Reading List (all works found in at least three of the four lists making up the Major Works List)