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3.1: Introduction

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    • Contributed by Theodore L. Steinberg
    • Distinguished Teaching Professor (English) at SUNY Fredonia
    • Sourced from OpenSUNY

    This chapter is intended for readers who really liked The Iliad and want to try either—or both—of the other great narrative poems of antiquity, Homer’s Odyssey and Virgil’s Aeneid. Neither of these poems is quite as difficult as The Iliad, and both of them are fun to read. Of course, since almost everyone likes The Odyssey, even those who are not wild about The Iliad should give it a try

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