Great Books: The Odyssey DVD

Discovery Education

$49.95 $69.95
SKU: DC773432
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 55
Copyright: 2004

Alt Formats:
Teacher's Guide
Free Resources
Marc Record

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This DVD offers an introduction to one of the Western world's first action-adventure stories. Take a look at the Greek myths and The Odyssey's lessons of morality. Scholars and critics discuss the impact of The Odyssey on Western literature, as well as the now-familiar heroic traits first seen in Homer's characters.

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