Iliad of Homer (Lombardo translation) / Edition 1

Iliad of Homer (Lombardo translation) / Edition 1

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by Homer, Sheila Murnaghan
     
 

Gripping. . . . Lombardo's achievement is all the more striking when you consider the difficulties of his task. . . . [He] manages to be respectful of Homer's dire spirit while providing on nearly every page some wonderfully fresh refashioning of his Greek. The result is a vivid and disarmingly hardbitten reworking of a great classic. --Daniel Mendelsohn,

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Gripping. . . . Lombardo's achievement is all the more striking when you consider the difficulties of his task. . . . [He] manages to be respectful of Homer's dire spirit while providing on nearly every page some wonderfully fresh refashioning of his Greek. The result is a vivid and disarmingly hardbitten reworking of a great classic. --Daniel Mendelsohn, The New York Times Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872203525
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/1997
Series:
HPC Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
574
Sales rank:
50,567
Product dimensions:
5.48(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Mapvi-vii
Translator's Prefaceix
Introductionxvii
Iliad1
Major Characters493
Catalogue of Combat Deaths502
Index of Speeches506
Suggestions for Further Reading514

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