The Odyssey - Study Guide
Table of contents
Who was Homer?  
Homer and History  
The Odyssey and Narrative Technique  
Categorising the Books of the Odyssey  
Book by Book Synopsis and Commentary
Books 1-4: The Telemachy  
Books 5-8: Odysseus among the Phaeacians  
Books 9-12: The Great Wandering (Cyclps, Sirens, Circe etc.)  
Books 13-16: Odysseus arrives in Ithaca  
Books 17-19: Odysseus in the Palace  
Books 20-24: Grand Finale  
Style and Oral Poetry  
The "Low" Style  
The Gods  
Men and Gods  
Interdependency of Odyssey and Iliad  
Sample Questions  
Further Reading  

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