The Iliad

The Iliad

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by Homer

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A Classic of Western literature for three millennia, Homer's Iliad captivates modern readers-as it did ancient listeners-with its tale of gods and warriors at the siege of Troy. Now Herbert Jordan's line-for-line translation brilliantly renders the original Greek into English blank verse-the poetic form most closely resembling our spoken language.

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