A genuine odyssey is not about piling up experiences. It is a deeply felt, risky, unpredictable tour of the soul.
...The first dictionaries were glossaries of Homeric words, intended to help Romans read the Iliad and Odyssey as well as other Greek literature employing the 'archaic' Homeric vocabulary.
Alexander the Great slept with 'The Iliad' beneath his pillow. During the waning moon, I cradle Homer’s 'Odyssey' as if it were the sweet body of a woman.
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A Marquetry Odyssey: Historical Objects and Personal Work
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The Odyssey is the story of someone who, in the course of diverse experiences, acquires a personality or affirms and recovers his personality.
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The story as told in The Odyssey doesn't hold water. There are too many inconsistencies.
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