Homer: The Odyssey

A complete English translation with hyper-linked index and illustrations by Theodoor van Thulden (Dutch, 1606-1669) courtesy of the Rijksmuseum

Penelope Unraveling Her Web

‘Penelope Unraveling Her Web’
Joseph Wright of Derby (English, 1734 - 1797) - The Getty Open Content Program

I will endure it, owning a heart within inured to suffering.

For I have suffered much, and laboured much,

in war and on the seas: add this then to the sum.

Homer, 'The Odyssey' Bk V:192-261.

Book I: Athene visits Telemachus

Book II: Debate in Ithaca

Book III: Telemachus in Pylos

Book IV: Telemachus in Lacedaemon

Book V: Odysseus and Calypso

Book VI: Odysseus and Nausicaa

Book VII: Odysseus meets Alcinous

Book VIII: The Games in Phaeacia

Book IX: Polyphemus the Cyclops

Book X: Odysseus and Circe

Book XI: Odysseus in the Underworld

Book XII : Scylla and Charybdis

Book XIII: Odysseus in Ithaca

Book XIV: Odysseus and Eumaeus

Book XV: Telemachus Returns

Book XVI: Odysseus and Telemachus

Book XVII: Odysseus in the palace

Book XVIII: Irus the beggar

Book XIX: Odysseus and Eurycleia

Book XX: Preparations for revenge

Book XXI: The archery contest

Book XXII: The fight in the palace

Book XXIII: Odysseus and Penelope

Book XXIV : Athene makes peace

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The Text is fully hyper-linked to the index and vice versa.

Each Book is arranged in paragraphs, with each paragraph headed by the corresponding line reference in the Greek text.

Translated by A. S. Kline © Copyright 2004 All Rights Reserved

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Last Modified 8 December 2004