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Read online The Iliad Of Homer -New Century Edition with DirectLink Technology.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Iliad Of Homer -New Century Edition with DirectLink Technology The Iliad is an ancient Greek epic poem in dactylic hexameter traditionally attributed to Homer Set during the Trojan War the ten year siege of the city of Troy Ilium by a coalition of Greek states it tells of the battles and events during the weeks of a quarrel between King Agamemnonand the warrior Achilles by Homer, Samuel Butler

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Literature s grandest evocation of life s journey at once an ageless human story and an individual test of moral endurance Homer s ancient Greek epic i The Odyssey i is translated by Robert Fagles with an introduction and notes by Bernard Knox in Penguin Classics br br When Robert Fagles translation of i The Iliad i was published in critics and scholars alike hailed it as a masterpiece Here one of the great modern translators presents us with i The Odyssey i Homer s best loved poem recounting Odysseus wanderings after the Trojan War With wit and wile the man of twists and turns meets the challenges of the sea god Poseidon and monsters ranging from the many headed Scylla to the cannibalistic Cyclops Polyphemus only to return after twenty years to a home besieged by his wife Penelope s suitors In the myths and legends retold in this immortal poem Fagles has captured the energy of Homer s original in a bold contemporary idiom br br Seven greek cities claim the honour of being the birthplace of Homer c th th century BC the poet to whom the composition of the i Iliad i and i Odyssey i are attributed The i Iliad i is the oldest surviving work of Western literature but the identity or even the existence of Homer himself is a complete mystery with no reliable biographical information having survived br br If you enjoyed i The Odyssey i you might like Robert Fagles translation of i The Iliad i also available in Penguin Classics br br Wonderfully readable Just the right blend of roughness and sophistication br Ted Hughes br br A memorable achievement Mr Fagles has been remarkably successful in finding a style that is of our time and yet timeless br Richard Jenkyns i The New York Times Book Review i br br His translation of i The Odyssey i is his best work yet br Garry Wills i New Yorker i, A substantial introduction covers many of the questions that lie behind the poem including a thorough summary of Homeric grammar the text is elucidated with full annotations indexes and bibliography, Selections from both i Iliad i and i Odyssey i made with an eye for those episodes that figure most prominently in the study of mythology, No description available