About this publication
This publication was adapted from the web edition published by [email protected] (http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/h/homer/), which is part of the online ebook library of The University of Adelaide Library at the University of Adelaide in South Australia. That edition was rendered into HTML by Steve Thomas and were last updated in 2006 (The Iliad) and 2007 (The Odyssey). The epic poems of Homer in the web edition are reproduced in this compilation under a Creative Commons License, and ergo this publication falls under the same license. The English translations by Samuel Butler were first published in 1897 (The Iliad) and 1900 (The Odyssey), and today may be found at multiple websites throughout the Internet. The University of Adelaide Library is located on North Terrace in Adelaide, South Australia 5005, AUSTRALIA. It may be reached by telephone (+61 8 8303 5372), fax (+61 8 8303 4369), or email ([email protected]). The license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/au/) states the following:
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Compilation and organization of this publication, and creation of the book cover, is all courtesy of [email protected] To learn more about Homer, his works, and Samuel Butler, check out Wikipedia (but only trust what you can verify). A note should be made that none of the writings have been edited from its online source, except for some minor case changes in lettering. However, any errors found by readers are the fault of [email protected]