This volume presents the original 1611 text of George Chapman's translation, tapping into the poetic consonance between the semi-divine heroism of the "Iliad"'s warriors and the cosmological symbols of Renaissance humanism.
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Although the book is designed for students at sixth form and undergraduates, the tight compass of these books does not prevent the editor engaging in - or referring to - problems of composition or text addressed by more advanced scholars.
Publisher: Bristol Classical Press
Category: Foreign Language Study
"--Times Literary Supplement "[Green] gets the interpretation right without interrupting the forward motion that is always Homer's aim--and this is one of the great virtues of Green's translation as a whole: its limber fluency.
Category: Literary Criticism
The story of the Iliad centers on the critical events in the last year of the Trojan War, which lead to Achilles's killing of Hektor and determine the fate of Troy. But Homer's theme is not simply war or heroism.
Author: Homer Homer
Publisher: Alpha Editions
785 , and Apollon . Rhod . ii . 1282 , υψόθί νη ' εκέλευσεν επ ' ευναίησιν έρύσσαι .
åßporn = äußporin ( Iliad ii . 57 ) = either " the gift of the gods , " divine , or = "
undying , ” referring to the endless succession of nights , kað hv Bpotol où