An edition of The Iliad of Homer (1505)

The Iliad of Homer

done into English prose

Rev. ed.
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An edition of The Iliad of Homer (1505)

The Iliad of Homer

done into English prose

Rev. ed.
  • 3.96 ·
  • 67 Ratings
  • 450 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading
  • 98 Have read

This long-awaited new edition of Lattimore's Iliad is designed to bring the book into the twenty-first century—while leaving the poem as firmly rooted in ancient Greece as ever. Lattimore's elegant, fluent verses—with their memorably phrased heroic epithets and remarkable fidelity to the Greek—remain unchanged, but classicist Richard Martin has added a wealth of supplementary materials designed to aid new generations of readers. A new introduction sets the poem in the wider context of Greek life, warfare, society, and poetry, while line-by-line notes at the back of the volume offer explanations of unfamiliar terms, information about the Greek gods and heroes, and literary appreciation. A glossary and maps round out the book.

The result is a volume that actively invites readers into Homer's poem, helping them to understand fully the worlds in which he and his heroes lived—and thus enabling them to marvel, as so many have for centuries, at Hektor and Ajax, Paris and Helen, and the devastating rage of Achilleus.

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Macmillan
Language
English
Pages
506

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2011, Project Gutenberg
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Cover of: The Iliad of Homer
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The Iliads of Homer, prince of poets
1888, J.R. Smith
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Opere: Vol. VIII
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Opere: Vol. V
1827, Stamperia delle muse
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Opere
1827, Stamperia delle muse
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Cover of: Initia Homerica
Initia Homerica: sive excerpta ex Iliade Homeri, cum locorum omnium graeca metaphrasi ex Codicibus Bodleianis et Novi Collegii MSS., majorem in partem nunc primum edita
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in Ancient Greek - Editio nova accurata; cui accedunt Popii versio anglica, cum ejusdem et Heynii annotatione; versio latina; initiorum demum Homericorum grammatica.
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Iliada de Homero
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London

Edition Notes

Translated From
Ancient Greek

Contributors

Translator
Andrew Lang
Translator
Walter Leaf
Translator
Ernest Myer

The Physical Object

Pagination
vii, 506 p.
Number of pages
506

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23305851M
Internet Archive
iliadhomerdonein00home
OCLC/WorldCat
5663208

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And Trojans hearing the brazen voice of Aeacides,
all their spirits quaked – even sleek-maned horses,
sensing death in the wind, slewed their chariots round
and charioteers were struck dumb when they saw that fire,
relentless, terrible, burst from proud-hearted Achilles' head,
blazing as fiery-eyed Athena fuelled the flames.
added by George. "Interesting piece in the Guardian on Iliad and WWI."

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