The Odyssey (Penguin Classics)
|Author:||Homer; E. V. Rieu (Translator); D. C. H. Rieu (Revised by); Peter V. Jones (Introduction by); Geraldine McCaughrean|
|Series:||Penguin Classics Ser.|
Homer is thought to have lived ca. 750-700 BC in Ionia and is believed to be the author of the earliest works of Western Literature: The Odyssey and The Iliad.
E V Rieu was a celebrated translator from Latin and Greek, and editor of Penguin Classics from 1944-64. His son, D C H Rieu, has revised his work.
Peter Jones is former lecturer in Classics at Newcastle. He co-founded the 'Friends of Classics' society and is the editor of their journal and a columnist for The Spectator.