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Rodney Merrill reads the Odyssey in his translation. In the Afterword he introduces the poem and explains his use of a strict dactylic-hexameter meter like that of the ancient oral epic. The book itself, published by the University of Michigan Press, may be previewed on the Press's website at https://www.press.umich.edu/17216/odyssey/?s=description.

Translated and read by Rodney Merrill
Recorded by Derek Bianchi, MuscleTone Studio, Berkeley, California
Uploaded by Nathan Levine
Copyright © by the University of Michigan 2002
All rights reserved

The Odyssey of Homer Rodney Merrill

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Rodney Merrill reads the Odyssey in his translation. In the Afterword he introduces the poem and explains his use of a strict dactylic-hexameter meter like that of the ancient oral epic. The book itself, published by the University of Michigan Press, may be previewed on the Press's website at https://www.press.umich.edu/17216/odyssey/?s=description.

Translated and read by Rodney Merrill
Recorded by Derek Bianchi, MuscleTone Studio, Berkeley, California
Uploaded by Nathan Levine
Copyright © by the University of Michigan 2002
All rights reserved

    Odyssey 1.1-143

    Odyssey 1.1-143

    Proem; the gods in council; Athena goes to Ithaka, and Telémachos greets her.

    • 10 min
    Odyssey 1.144-324

    Odyssey 1.144-324

    The suitors dine; Athena advises Telémachos to seek news of his father

    • 13 min
    Odyssey 1.325-444

    Odyssey 1.325-444

    Penelope appears; Telémachos bids her to return and scolds the suitors.

    • 8 min
    Odyssey 2.1-145

    Odyssey 2.1-145

    In assembly Telémachos complains of the suitors, Antínoös of Penelope.

    • 10 min
    Odyssey 2.146-259

    Odyssey 2.146-259

    Halithérses warns them; Telémachos tells of his voyage; Mentor scolds them.

    • 8 min
    Odyssey 2.260-434

    Odyssey 2.260-434

    Athena encourages Telémachos; Antínoös tries to soothe him; he sets forth.

    • 12 min

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