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The Odyssey

Homer

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Books 3–4

Books 5–6

Books 7–8

Book 9

Books 10–11

Books 12–14

Books 15–16

Books 17–18

Books 19–20

Books 21–22

Books 23–24

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The Sirens

by senayabraham, March 05, 2013

Odysseus covered his mens ears with beeswax, because they would never want to go back home listening to the sirens.

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no

by n00fyd0minat0r, March 20, 2013

NO YOU THOUGHT BOII!!!!!!!

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The Odyssey

by atemplar16, May 30, 2013

what can u tell me about the Odyssey so i can finish a crossword puzzle for english9

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