Ivanka Trump recently shared her love for Homer’s epic poem, “The Odyssey,” stating that during the pandemic, she took the opportunity to reread it and once again found herself captivated by its storytelling. She specifically mentioned her appreciation for Robert Fitzgerald’s translation of the work.
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In a social media post, Ivanka Trump also shared her recent experience of walking in the footsteps of Odysseus, the legendary hero of “The Odyssey.” She described her time in Greece as an extraordinary experience, where ancient ruins and mythical landscapes came to life before her eyes. Exploring the country, she felt a deep connection to the spirit of adventure and resilience embodied by Odysseus.
Expressing her gratitude to Greece, Ivanka Trump thanked the country for immersing her in the enchanting world of the Odyssey. The trip allowed her to embrace the mythical journey and feel the presence of Odysseus himself. She concluded her post by toasting to new adventures and the embracing of the indomitable spirit that characterizes Odysseus.
Ivanka Trump’s reflection on her connection with “The Odyssey” and her experiences in Greece highlights the timeless appeal of Homer’s epic and its ability to resonate with readers across generations. Her appreciation for the poem’s enduring themes of courage, resilience, and the pursuit of adventure further reinforces its lasting impact on literature and the human imagination.