Member Blogs > Gothica BooksMystery Text in 1504 Copy of Homer's 'Odyssey' Is Deciphered – NBC News.com

  • Tue, 29 Apr 2014 07:19:10    Permalink

    A handwriting mystery involving a rare 1504 edition of Homer’s ancient Greek epic poem “The Odyssey” has been solved.

    The University of Chicago Library had offered $1,000 to anyone who could decipher some handwritten scribblings found on the margins of multiple pages of Book 11 of “Odyssey,” but nowhere else in the volume.

    via Mystery Text in 1504 Copy of Homer's 'Odyssey' Is Deciphered – NBC News.com.

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