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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I read the Odyssey because it was the story of a man who returned home after being absent for more than twenty years and was recognized only by his dog.
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The Odyssey is, indeed, one of the greatest of all stories, it is the original romance of the West; but the Iliad, though a magnificent poem, is not much of a story.
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