The Iliad
  • Author : Homer
  • Release Date : 01 July 1991
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Genre : Poetry
  • Pages : 704
  • ISBN 13 : 9781101153635
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Book excerpt: This translation of The Iliad equals Fitzgerald's earlier Odyssey in power and imagination. It recreates the original action as conceived by Homer, using fresh and flexible blank verse that is both lyrical and dramatic.

The Iliad

The Iliad

Author : Homer
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Poetry
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This translation of The Iliad equals Fitzgerald's earlier Odyssey in power and imagination. It recreates the original action as conceived by Homer, using fresh and flexible blank verse that is both lyrical and dramatic....

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Author : Homer,Agnes Spofford Cook Gale
Publisher : Wentworth Press
Genre : Drama
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, ...

The Iliad

The Iliad

Author : Homer
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Fiction
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'War, the bringer of tears...' War, glory, despair, and mourning: for 2,700 years the Iliad has gripped listeners and readers with the story of Achilles' anger and Hector's death. This tragic episode during the siege of Troy, sparked by a quarrel between the leader of the Greek army and its ...

The Iliad

The Iliad

Author : Homer
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Poetry
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TOLSTOY CALLED THE ILIAD A miracle; Goethe said that it always thrust him into a state of astonishment. Homer’s story is thrilling, and his Greek is perhaps the most beautiful poetry ever sung or written. But until now, even the best English translations haven’t been able to re-create ...

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Author : Homer,Martin Reck
Publisher : Icon
Genre : Literary Collections
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A new modern edition of the ancient Greek epic poem about the fall of Troy provides an alternative to more formal translations for first-time or general readers, offering a fast-moving and direct focus on the actual events and action of the story....

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World Classics Library Homer

Author : Homer
Publisher : Arcturus Publishing
Genre : Poetry
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The Iliad and The Odyssey are two epic poems from Ancient Greece which have become cornerstones of Western literature. This stunning jacketed hardback brings together these two works in an accessible prose translation, ideal for those wanting to be thrown into the action of these thrilling tales In The Iliad, ...

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Homer The Iliad

Author : M. S. Silk,Professor of Greek Language and Literature M S Silk,Homère
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : History
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Michael Silk's volume of The Iliad explores the historical context and assesses the poem's narrative distinctiveness....

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The Iliad

The Iliad

Author : Homer
Publisher : Penguin UK
Genre : Poetry
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'The first great book, and the first great book about the suffering and loss of war' Guardian One of the foremost achievements in Western literature, Homer's Iliad tells the story of the darkest episode in the Trojan War. At its centre is Achilles, the greatest warrior-champion of the Greeks, who ...