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adventures of Odysseus and the tale of Troy.

Padraic Colum

adventures of Odysseus and the tale of Troy.

by Padraic Colum

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homer -- Adaptations,
  • Trojan War -- Juvenile literature,
  • Odysseus (Greek mythology) -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Willy Pogany.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination247 p.
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13540349M
    OCLC/WorldCa1731062

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    The great adventure story tells of Odysseus, a veteran of the Trojan War, who - through a landscape peopled with monsters, sea nymphs, evil enchantresses, and vengeful gods - makes his tortuous way home to his faithful wife, Penelope. The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy by Colum, Padraic and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Children's Homer: the Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy by Colum, Padraic - .

    The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of was born in Szeged, Hungary. He studied at Budapest Technical University and in Munich and Paris. Pogany came to America via Paris and London. In he illustrated a children's retelling of Homer, The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy written by Padraic Colum. The epics of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey have been known by children for centuries. Now powerfully retold by the great storyteller Padraic Colum, these spine-tingling adventures inspired by beautiful Helen come to life again: Achilles' hand-to-hand combat with Hector; the ruse of the wooden horse; the harrowing perils of Odysseus's return home; and more. pages, :


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Both epics are recounted here in The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tale of Troy. Youngsters will travel with Achilles, who, guided by the gods, seeks vengeance on the Trojans.

They'll follow Odysseus on his perilous journey to the land of the Cyclops, a race of giants, each with a single eye in the middle of his s:   The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy is the glorious saga of the events of the Trojan War and the wanderings of Odysseus.

based on Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. Padraic Colum's retelling of Homer's classic epics for children is still considered by many to be the finest introduction young readers will ever have to Homer/5(19). The Children's Homer: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy Paperback – July 1, by Padraic Colum (Author), Willy Pogany (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 44 ratingsCited by: 5.

reviews. Travel back to a mythical time when Achilles, aided by the gods, waged war against the Trojans. And join Odysseus on his journey through murky waters, facing obstacles like the terrifying Scylla and whirring Charybdis, the beautiful enchantress Circe, and the land of the raging Cyclôpes/5.

Colum's rich, evocative prose narrates the travails of Odysseus, King of Ithaca: his experiences fighting the Trojan War, and his ten years' journey home to his faithful wife Penelope and his son Telemachus/5. The Adventures of Odysseus & the Tale of Troy: Homer's Great Epics, Rewritten for Children (Illustrated Paperback – Septem by Homer (Author), Padraic Colum (Author), Willy Pogany (Illustrator) & 0 more out of 5 stars 4 ratings See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions4/5(4).

by Padraic Colum Description: A masterful reshaping of the stories of Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey into a single narrative by Irish poet Padraic Colum. His simple yet vigorous prose brings the adventures of Odysseus to life for younger readers, especially when paired with attractive illustrations in both color and black and white by Willy Pogany.

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The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy by Padraic Colum. Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Colum, Padraic, Illustrator: Pogány, Willy, Title: The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy Language: English: audio books.

The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy By Padraic Colum It was when Telemachus was a child of a month old that a messenger came from Agamemnon, the Great King, bidding Odysseus betake himself to the war against Troy that Pages:   The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy, by Padriac Colum This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at   Both epics are recounted here in The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tale of ters will travel with Achilles, who, guided by the gods, seeks vengeance on the Trojans.

They'll follow Odysseus on his perilous journey to the land of the Cyclops, a race of giants, each with a single eye in the middle of his : Both epics are recounted here in The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tale of Troy.

Youngsters will travel with Achilles, who, guided by the gods, seeks vengeance on the Trojans. They'll follow Odysseus on his perilous journey to the land of the Cyclops, a race of giants, each with a.

The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy Padraic Colum A classic retelling of ancient myth for younger readers by a preeminent poet and illustrator. The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy By: Padraic Colum () Also known as “The Children’s Homer,” this is Irish writer Padraic Colum’s retelling of the events of Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey for young people.5/5(1).

Colum's rich, evocative prose narrates the travails of Odysseus, King of Ithaca: his experiences fighting the Trojan War, and his ten years' journey home. Internet Archive BookReader The Children's Homer: the adventures of Odysseus and the tale of Troy.

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You can also read the full text online using our ereader/5(3).Colum's rich, evocative prose narrates the travails of Odysseus, King of Ithaca: his experiences fighting the Trojan War, and his ten years' journey home to his faithful wife Penelope and his son Telemachus.

(Summary by Elizabeth Klett) (5 hr 19 min)/5(80).‎This classic retelling of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey — written for young readers by Ireland's great poet and playwright — recalls the legendary characters of ancient Greece and their amazing adventures.

Both epics are recounted here in The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy.