author: Homer and Fagles, Robert
title: The Odyssey
place-published: New York
note: Homer ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introduction and notes by Bernard Knox. 24 cm.
pages: x, 541 p.
Reference point: Homer, Odyssey, 11.142-3, 23.309-10. Prometheus Bound, l. 468, refers to ships as linen-winged chariots. Linen (which, like banks of oars, tends to look wrinkled) and chariots are associated with power, luxury, and ceremony