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Published by Bantam Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Odysseus (Greek mythology) -- Poetry,
  • Epic poetry, Greek -- Translations into English

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementTranslated by George Herbert Palmer. Edited by Howard Porter.
GenrePoetry., Translations into English.
SeriesA Bantam classic
ContributionsPalmer, George Herbert, 1842-1933, tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA4025.A5 P3 1962
The Physical Object
Pagination307 p.
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5882720M
LC Control Number63014182
OCLC/WorldCa1303560

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