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Lombardo's Odyssey offers the distinctive speed, clarity, and boldness that so distinguished his 1997 Iliad. Lombardo has created a Homeric voice for his contemporaries: fresh, quick and verbally engaging to the modern ear, as the original was to the ancient. His characters come alive as real people expressing real feelings with urgency and verve. This would be very welcome for classroom use.
Martin Hammond was Head of Classics at Eton College for six years from 1974, and subsequently Master in College. In 1984 he was appointed Headmaster of the City of London School, and since 1990 he has been Headmaster of Tonbridge School.
Table of Contents
|The Palace of Odysseus||xi|
|Note on the Text||lxiv|
|Glossary of Names||385||(18)|
|Index of Speeches||403||(9)|
|Suggestions for Further Reading||412|