Fully Annotated Edition. The Odyssey is one of two epic stories attributed to
Homer. It centers on Greek hero Odysseus' journey home after the ten-year Trojan
War. The adventures of his voyage include tales of love, war, and sensual bliss.
Along the way, he must survive a shipwreck, the lure of the enchanting Sirens,
the clutches of a Cyclops, and a battle with a group of devious suitors after
his wife, Penelope.