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The Odyssey. by Homer

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Published by J.R. Osgod in Boston .
Written in English


  • Odysseus (Greek mythology) -- Poetry,
  • Epic poetry, Greek -- Translations into English

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Edition Notes

StatementTr. into English blank verse by William Cullen Bryant.
GenrePoetry., Translations into English.
ContributionsBryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878, translator.
LC ClassificationsPA4025.A5 B7 1871
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6041562M
LC Control Number48039944

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