What grade do you read the Odyssey?
Beside this, what grade level is the Odyssey?
|Reading Level||Grades 2-3|
|Interest Level||Grades 5-9|
Also, is the Odyssey easy to read? The Odyssey is not a difficult book to read when it is translated into English! Because we translate the text into modern English it can be a lot easier to read than Shakespeare! Because we translate the text into modern English it can be a lot easier to read than Shakespeare!
Also, should I read Odyssey or Iliad first?
The Iliad is the earlier work (it was written first) . Also the events in the Odyssey are a direct consequence of what happens in the Iliad and the reader of the Odyssey is assumed to know the summary of the plot in the Iliad and who the main characters are. So it would come natural to read the Iliad first.
Which version of the Odyssey is best?
Generally speaking, the best and closest to the original in meter is Richard Lattimore's translation of the Iliad & the Odyssey.