The epic of Homer's Odyssey
The application "Browsing Homer's Odyssey" offers the possibility to the user to come through the Onassis Library in direct contact with important examples of written language and intellectual creations of different periods, from antiquity up to the age of Enlightenment.
The user has the opportunity to tour the written text leafing through the pages of some rare versions of these works. The Odyssey of Homer, one of the oldest works of Western literature in written form, was justifiable project appropriate to the starting point of this ambitious project.
The user knows that the Homeric epic traversing the pages of one of his first publications. This is the version of the Odyssey that took place in 1542 in Venice by printing house of Giovanni Farri & Fratres.
The possibilities and tools of implementation and the accompanying explanatory texts and audiovisual material incorporated allow the user a more experiential and integrated approach of the Homeric epic.
Furthermore, through the paths of Odyssey opened the way for his meeting with a number of other valuable intellectual creations and rare editions of the Onassis Library.