1: Odyssey of Homer (Odyssey, Bks. 1-12)

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Translated by Alexander Pope, with the assistance of Elijah Fenton and William Broome. Includes 'A general view of the epick poem, and of the Iliad and Odyssey. Extracted from Bossu' and 'Homer's Battle of the frogs and mice. By Mr. Archdeacon Parnel. Co

London : printed by Charles Rivington, for T. Osborne, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, John Rivington, R. Baldwin [and 11 others in London], 1760. 5v. ; 8°

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Homer is celebrated as the greatest of ancient Greek epic poets. These epics lie at the beginning of the Western canon of literature, and have had an enormous influence on the history of literature.

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