The Anger of Achilles: Homer's Iliad

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Doubleday, Incorporated, 1959 - Achilles (Greek mythology) - 383 pages
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As much as I enjoy the work of Robert Graves I do think the Iliad is better translated into verse. This prose translation is admirable though and funny in parts.

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I can't help wondering why this particular translation of the Iliad has gone so out of favour. I continue to find it one of the better prose translations and certainly one that offers an immediacy that means this nearly 3000 year-old epic is always relevant. Read full review


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