The Iliad

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Richer Resources Publications, 2007 - Poetry - 563 pages
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Translated by a noted Canadian scholar, this translation of the Iliad was created to provide an accurate text of the Iliad in a modern English poetic form. It was designed first and foremost for people who are reading Homer's Iliad for the first time. The book is accompanied by a complete glossary, maps and other study aids intended to ensure that one's initial venture into the world of the Iliad is a fruitful one. It is no accident that this tranlation has formed the basis for dramatic presentations of the Iliad in Philadelphia and Oxford and was chosen by Naxos Audiobooks for its full-length recording of the poem (available in August 2006).

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So far the prose is fantastic. - Goodreads
The classic, but it can be boring and hard to read. - Goodreads
Liked everything but the battle scenes. - Goodreads
Introduction is awfully important. - Goodreads
It has a good ending. - Goodreads
Good book but it is slightly difficult to read - Goodreads

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User Review  - Vanessa - Goodreads

The mighty battles and even mightier characters stand the test of time. The poetry is visceral and effective. The hot beaches of Troy and the bloodlust of battle comes to life in this translation of a timeless classical text. Read full review

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Homer is celebrated as the greatest of ancient Greek epic poets. These epics lie at the beginning of the Western canon of literature, and have had an enormous influence on the history of literature.

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