Part 1 of a readthrough of emily wilsons translation of the odyssey by homer. The odyssey annotated is such a rare case where the digitalonly publisher put in just enough effort to make this a worthwhile purchase. I have quite a few books and was confident that my copy was somewhere when i recommended the odyssey to a readers group to which i belong. Homers the odyssey is an epic that has endured for thousands of years, and this penguin classics edition is translated by e. In the myths and legends that are retold here, the energy and poetry of homers original is captured in a bold, contemporary idiom, giving us an edition of the odyssey that is a joy to listen to, worth savoring and treasuring for its sheer lyrical mastery this audiobook is sure to delight both the classicist. The odyssey is one of the two major ancient greek epic poems the other being the iliad, attributed to the poet homer. We therefore advise you only to buy your andre rieu tickets via links in our concert agenda or else via the website of the location where the event is being held. Buy the odyssey penguin audiobooks by alex jennings, e. It is with a heavy heart that we have to postpone our ukireland tour, but we are already looking forward to seeing all of you in september. Rieu has 24 books on goodreads with 899919 ratings. The poem is commonly dated to between 800 and 600 bc.
The odyssey, by homer, full length audiobook youtube. Rieu overview the epic tale of odysseus and his tenyear journey home after the trojan war forms one of the earliest and greatest works of western. Listen to homers epic poem the odyssey which follows the greek hero odysseus on his journey from troy to his home of ithaca after the trojan war. Start a free 30day trial today and get your first audiobook free. The odyssey audiobook homer, robert fagles translator. The odyssey by homer complete unabridged audiobook classic. Murray 1 then to the aeolian isle we came, where dwelt aeolus, son of hippotas, dear to the immortal gods, in a floating island, and all around it is a wall. Im looking for the audiobook for the odyssey by homer, especially the one translated by e. E v rieu was a celebrated translator from latin and greek, and editor of penguin classics from 194464. The odyssey penguin audiobooks audio cassette audiobook, unabridged.
I found some others translated by other people but am specifically looking that that version first. Rieu was a celebrated translator from latin and greek, and editor of penguin classics from 19441964. Listen to 150,000 of best sellers and new releases on your iphone, ipad, or android. This readthrough was originally part of a live reading on facebook and instagram starting on july 23, 2018 and. Rieu initiated penguin classics with allen lane and his famous translation of the odyssey was the first book published in the series in 1947. The odyssey of homer audiobook in english homer the odyssey is one of the two major ancient greek epic poems the other being the iliad. Aboriginal, torres strait islander and other first nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. These sites will list all the official sales outlets.
Andre rieu orchestra live audio concert from amsterdam arena. Translated by samuel butler 18351902 complete unabridged audiobook fab audio books the odyssey is one of the two major ancient greek epic poems the other being the. For many readers, e v rieu s prose translations of the odyssey and the iliad are. Andre rieu postpones uk tour due to covid19 new dates and. The odyssey audiobook by homer 9780241425565 rakuten kobo. Listen to the odyssey penguin classics by homer available from rakuten kobo.
Rieus translation of the odyssey was the very first penguin classic to be published, and has itself achieved classic status. D c h rieu the epic tale of odysseus and his tenyear journey home after the trojan war forms one of the earliest and greatest works of western. I have spent quite a bit of time comparing versions of the odyssey, and out of all of them i settled on rieu s pioneering translation. So perhaps the longform audiobook deserves a top slot in the menu of, im.
The odyssey and millions of other books are available for instant access. This unabridged edition is a collaborative effort from. Andre rieu and his johann strauss orchestra are postponing their ukireland tour to thursday 10th september 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic. These sites will list all the official sales outlets and the official ticket prices. The odyssey is literatures grandest evocation of every mans journey through life. Homer, odyssey book 10 theoi classical texts library. Odyssey cinemas now showing andre rieu 70 years young.
Get 2 audiobooks free, 2 books a month, plus access to more than 700,000 podcasts. The odyssey penguin audiobooks audio, cassette audiobook, august 31. Buy the odyssey penguin audiobooks by jennings, alex, rieu, e. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. He would recite the odyssey from the original greek to his wife and children during the second world war in london while bombs dropped around. Translated by samuel butler 18351902 complete unabridged audiobook fab audio books the odyssey is one of the.
The epic tale of odysseuss journey home one of the earliest and greatest works of western literature if the iliad is the worlds greatest war epic, the odyssey is literatures grandest. Also is there a big difference between different translations of the book. Rieu was born in london as the youngest child of the swiss orientalist charles pierre henri rieu 18201902, and his wife agnes, daughter of julius heinrich hisgen of utrecht. The odyssey by homer complete unabridged audiobook. Want to invest a few hours in front of the tv this weekend. In the myths and legends that are retold here, the energy and poetry of homers original is captured in a bold, contemporary idiom, giving us an edition of the odyssey that is a joy to listen to, worth savoring and treasuring for its sheer lyrical mastery this audiobook. I picked up the odyssey mainly because i felt it was a book i should have read at school but was put of by the thought of it being such an old book. The epic tale of odysseus and his 10year journey home after the trojan war, forms one of the. It should be duly noted that popes odyssey, the work itself, is not. Publication date 1946 topics literature collection millionbooks.
Andre rieu, the bestloved king of waltz, has postponed his uk and ireland tour with the johann strauss orchestra to september 2020, due. Paused youre listening to a sample of the audible audio edition. The poem is, in part, a sequel to the iliad, and concerns the events that befall the greek hero odysseus in his long journey back to his native land ithaca after the fall. The odyssey of homer audiobook in english homer the odyssey is one of the two major ancient greek epic poems the other being the iliad, attributed to the poet homer. It was originally published in 1946 as penguins very first book.1387 1569 1263 1364 717 1154 19 888 251 660 97 294 1603 1275 1591 1202 1158 1546 1283 985 734 904 1604 1204 906 146 1257 514 149 1136 1316 683 558