Gateway to the Classics: The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy by Padraic Colum
 
The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy by  Padraic Colum


Table of Contents


PART I
The Summons
Beset by Wooers
Telemachus Speaks Boldly
The Council Meets
Preparations for the Voyage
The Minstrel Sings of Troy
At Pylos
At Sparta
An Encounter with Proteus
Achilles Joins the Expedition
A Quarrel Arises
The Embassy to Achilles
The Battle Rages
Patroklos Prepares To Enter the Fray
The Slaying of Patroklos
The Armor of Achilles
Achilles Enters the Battle
Hector Bids Farewell to Andromache
The Slaying of Hector
The Ransoming of Hector
Weeping over Hector
The Wooden Horse
Telemachus Departs
PART II
Odysseus Sets Sail
A Gracious Welcome
Hospitality of the Phaeacians
Odysseus Begins His Tale
On the Isle of Circe
Perils at Sea
Odysseus Returns to Ithaka
At the Swineherd's Hut
Encounter with Telemachus
A Beggar on His Own Threshold
The Beggars Clash
Penelope Enters the Hall
Foreshadowings
The Bending of the Bow
The Slaying of the Wooers
The Recognition
The Aftermath

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