Daisy Dunn

Homer: A Ladybird Expert Book
  • Homer: A Ladybird Expert Book

  • Part of the ALL-NEW LADYBIRD EXPERT SERIES

    'Brought evocatively to life' HISTORY REVEALED

    - Was there really a Trojan War?
    - What makes a Homeric hero?
    - How did Odysseus defeat the Cyclops?

    IMMERSE yourself in the epic adventures of the Ancient Greek gods and heroes. Filled with daring feats, battles and terrifying monsters, the poems and the stories told within them raise complex questions about fate, death and forgiveness that are still debated today.

    MIGHTY HEROES AND MEDDLING GODS

    Written by the winner of the Classical Association Prize 2020, Daisy Dunn's Homer is a fascinating introduction to these ancient stories and their truly timeless themes.

Daisy Dunn is a writer and classicist. She is also the author of In the Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of Pliny, Of Gods and Men: 100 Stories from Ancient Greece and Rome, Catullus' Bedspread: The Life of Rome's Most Erotic Poet, and The Poems of Catullus: A New Translation. She has a doctorate in Classics and Art History and edits the Greek culture journal ARGO: A Hellenic Review.

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