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Children"s Homer

Padraic Colum

Children"s Homer

the adventures of Odysseus and the tale of Troy

by Padraic Colum

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe adventures of Odysseus and the tale of Troy
ContributionsHomer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.H75 OCo 1962
The Physical Object
Pagination247 p.
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16524371M
LC Control Number62015432

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The Children's Homer Characters Part I. STUDY. Flashcards. Learn. Write. Spell. Test. PLAY. Match. Gravity. Created by. kirstentasker. Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy. Terms in this set (31) Odysseus. King of Ithaka. Husband of Penelope, father of Telemachus, and son of Laertes. A cunning, shrewd and eloquent hero. The Childrens Homer: Part 1. STUDY. PLAY. Chose a few words to describe Odysseus from what other characters in the book say. brave, courageous, kind, and noble. What are the wooers doing at the house of Odysseus? Trying to win Penelope's heart. Who won't Penelope remarry?

Homer's Odyssey for Kids. The ancient Greeks loved heroes, especially military heroes. They loved hear stories about these heroes, the more mythical and magical the better. About years ago, around 70 BCE, a man named Homer collected legends about one particular hero, King Odysseus. Homer was . Start studying Children's Homer Characters. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.


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William Andrew (“Willy”) Pogany (August –J ) was a prolific Hungarian illustrator of children’s and other books. Start reading The Children's Homer on your Kindle in under a by: 1.

I really enjoyed reading Padraic Colum's The Children's Homer, a retelling--originally published in of the Iliad and the Odyssey. You should know from the start that it is a prose retelling. The story opens by introducing readers to Telemachus, the now grown son of Odysseus/5.

Colum wrote "The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy" in as a retelling of Homer's epic poems, "Iliad" and "Odyssey," intended for younger readers. It recounts the perilous adventures of Odysseus on his journey back from the war in Troy, including his encounter with the horrible Cyclops, the duplicitous Childrens Homer book, and the evil Circe/5(38).

The Children's Homer: the adventures of Odysseus and the tale of Troy by Colum, Padraic, ; Homer;illPages: Padraic Colum (–) was a poet, a playwright, and a leader of the Irish Renaissance, but he is best known for his works for children, including The Children of Odin and The Golden Fleece (a Newbery Honor Book).

William Andrew (“Willy”) Pogany (August –J ) was a prolific Hungarian illustrator of children’s and other books. Title- The Children's Homer Author-Padraic ColumRecommended ages-Upper Elementary/middle gradesSynopsis-In this children's version, the story begins by following Telemachus who is looking for his father Odysseus who left for the Trojan War twenty years ago and never returned, although the war ended ten years Part One Telemachus visits the famed Helen of Sparta for whom the war was.

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There are six stories in this book. "The Case of the Sensational Scent" Homer's pet skunk helps solve a crime. Who's a Pest. was the first book I read by myself. The story is about a boy named Homer and his sisters, Lolly, Molly, Polly, and Dolly who think he is a pest.

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In The Children's Homer Padraig Colum weaves The Iliad into The Odyssey to make a single narrative in two parts. He begins the first part with the scene from the Odyssey where Athene recommends Telemachus to embark on a voyage to search for news of his father, and then has a minstrel, Nestor, Menelaus, and Helen narrate to Odysseus' son the major causes and events of the Trojan war.

Colum wrote “The Children’s Homer” or “The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy” in as a retelling of Homer’s epic poems, the “Iliad” and the /5(24). One day, an infant appears on his doorstep, followed by dozens more children materializing seemingly out of thin air.

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Leads a charge against the Trojans in Book Menelaus (Μενέλαος), King of Sparta and the abandoned husband of Helen. He is the younger brother of Agamemnon. Nestor (Νέστωρ), of Gerênia and the son of Neleus.

He was said to be the only one of his brothers to survive an assault from Heracles. Oldest member of the entire Greek. Also known as "The Children's Homer," this is Irish writer Padraic Colum's retelling of the events of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey for young people.

Colum's rich, evocative prose narrates the travails of Odysseus, King of Ithaca: his experiences fighting the Trojan War, and his ten years' journey home to his faithful wife Penelope and his son Telemachus.

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The Children's Homer - by Padraic Colum |This book has for generations answered the need for a readable and fascinating introduction to Homer. So well written it can be used by middle to upper grades or read-aloud to younger students.| Beautiful Feet Books. Also known as "The Children's Homer," this is Irish writer Padraic Colum's retelling of the events of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey for young people.

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