The Odyssey single work   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 700 BCE 700 BCE
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The Odyssey is a 11,300 line epic poem that follows the homeward voyage of Odysseus, king of Ithaca, after the Trojan War. It also narrates the stories of Penelope, Odysseus' wife, who faces a legion of suitors and Telemachus, son of Odysseus and Penelope, who attempts to find his father.

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First known date: ca. 700 BCE
Last amended 17 Jan 2006