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Archaeologists in Greece discover oldest known extract of Homer's The Odyssey
Has 13 verses from Odyssey 14th Rhapsody
Odysseus addresses lifelong friend Eumaeus
Dates to Roman era before 3rd century AD
Considered among world's greatest works of literature
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The Odyssey is the 2nd major poem by Homer after iliad, scholars date writing to 675–725 BCE.
A team of Greek, German researchers found it on an engraved clay plaque in Ancient Olympia, birthplace of Olympic Games in Peloponnese peninsula, Greek culture ministry said on Tuesday.
The Odyssey, 12,109 lines of poetry attributed to ancient Greek poet Homer, tells story of Odysseus, king of Ithaca, wanders 10 yrs trying to get home after fall of Troy.

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Plaque is a great archaeological, epigraphic, literary, historical exhibit.
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