Homer: Iliad I, Books 1-12 (Loeb Classical Library, #170)

Homer Augustus Taber Murray William F. Wyatt Jr.

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Homer Iliad I Books Loeb Classical Library Here is a new Loeb Classical Library edition of Homer s stirring heroic account of the Trojan war and its passions The eloquent and dramatic epic poem captures the terrible anger of Achilles the best

  • Title: Homer: Iliad I, Books 1-12 (Loeb Classical Library, #170)
  • Author: Homer Augustus Taber Murray William F. Wyatt Jr.
  • ISBN: 9780674995796
  • Page: 485
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Here is a new Loeb Classical Library edition of Homer s stirring heroic account of the Trojan war and its passions The eloquent and dramatic epic poem captures the terrible anger of Achilles, the best of the Achaeans, over a grave insult to his personal honor and relates its tragic result a chain of consequences that proves devastating for the Greek forces besieging T Here is a new Loeb Classical Library edition of Homer s stirring heroic account of the Trojan war and its passions The eloquent and dramatic epic poem captures the terrible anger of Achilles, the best of the Achaeans, over a grave insult to his personal honor and relates its tragic result a chain of consequences that proves devastating for the Greek forces besieging Troy, for noble Trojans, and for Achilles himself The poet gives us compelling characterizations of his protagonists as well as a remarkable study of the heroic code in antiquity The works attributed to Homer include the two oldest and greatest European epic poems, the Odyssey and the Iliad These have been published in the Loeb Classical Library for three quarters of a century, the Greek text facing a faithful and literate prose translation by A T Murray William F Wyatt now brings the Loeb s Iliad up to date, with a rendering that retains Murray s admirable style but is written for today s readers.

    Iliad The Internet Classics Archive The Iliad by Homer The Iliad By Homer Written B.C.E Translated by Samuel Butler Table of Contents Book I Sing, O goddess, the anger of Achilles son of Peleus, that brought countless ills upon the Achaeans. Homer Iliad I Greek Texts Homer Bristol Classical Press About Homer Iliad I This edition of Iliad I provides an admirable introduction to a first reading of Homer The book deals with the origin of Achilles wrath which gives rise to the poem s main plot, which introduces principal characters such as Odysseus and Nestor Homer c. BC The Iliad Book I Poetry In Translation Homer The Iliad Book I of a new complete English translation with hyper linked index Homer Iliad I XII Greek Texts Homer M.M Willcock Homer is the author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, and is revered as the greatest of ancient Greek epic poets These epics representthe beginning of the Western canon, and have had an These epics representthe beginning of the Western canon, and have had an Homer Iliad I, Books by Homer In the Western classical tradition, Homer Greek is considered the author of The Iliad and The Odyssey, and is revered as the greatest of ancient Greek epic poets These epics lie at the beginning of the Western canon of literature, and have had an enormous influence on the history of literature. Iliad Full Text Book I Owl Eyes It s not a mistake that Book I of Homer s Iliad is often called The Quarrel As you can see, the head military leader of the Greeks, Agamemnon, is made to return a prisoner due to Achilles s wiles Achilles, in his anger, asks the goddess Thetis for Jove s help in chastising the Greeks by aiding the Trojans. HOMER, ILIAD BOOK Theoi Classical Texts Library HOMER was a semi legendary Greek poet from Ionia who the Greeks ascribed with the composition of their greatest epics The Iliad and The Odyssey.The date of these works is disputed by modern scholars, but they are usually placed in the Cth or Cth B.C. Homer Homer h o m r Ancient Greek Greek pronunciation hm ros , Hm ros is the legendary author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, two epic poems that are the central works of The Internet Classics Archive The Iliad by Homer The Iliad By Homer Written B.C.E Translated by Samuel Butler The Iliad has been divided into the following sections Book I k Book II k Book III k Book IV k Book V k Book VI k Book VII k Book VIII k Book IX k Book X k Book XI k

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    1. Cindy Rollins on said:

      I read all 24 books of this translation but cannot find it on . It was an Audible selections with Charlton Griffin as the narrator. It was my 2nd time through this edition and not that different from Lattimore. Griffin's voice is uniquely appropriate for epic poetry.

    2. Μιχάλης Μανωλιός on said:

      Πριν λίγες μέρες, τελείωσα ένα από πιο σημαντικά και πιο εντυπωσιακά βιβλία φανταστικού και μη που έχουν γραφτεί ποτέ, την Ιλιάδα. Με πιο ψύχραιμο μάτι, μπορώ να διακρίνω κάποιες αδυναμίες, αλλά η γενική μου εντύπωση ήταν ένα δίμηνο γεμάτο «ωωω», «ααα», «τι λες τώρα!», «τι έγρ [...]

    3. Debi on said:

      I'm not actually using the Loeb to read this but it's hard in GoodReads to find the correct editionsI'm using the Willcock commentary (Bristol Classical Press) this timejust going through the first book again to refresh my Greek. I may do more. At this point I don't yet know how far I'll go but I'll definitely review the first book.

    4. Pilar Erika on said:

      Very good edition by David B. Monro and Thomas W. Allen. This first volume contains the Greek text with critical apparatus (Books 1-12), and an introduction and index of the Greek proper names. The title, introduction and notes of the critical apparatus are written in Latin, as it is customary in this Oxford scholarly editions.Regarding form, the Iliad, is one of my favourite epic poems.

    5. Hank on said:

      A little drier than the Odyssey in my opinion, but still decent reading material for a lazy week.

    6. Nathan on said:

      ου νέμεσις Τρωας και ευκνήμιδας Αχαιους τοιηιδ’ αμφι γυναικι πολυν χρόνον άλγεα πάσχειν• είθε και λέξειάς τε γνοίης.

    7. Larry on said:

      War is an unending horror of graphic violence in which human suffering seems to be simply sport for the gods. The prose translation in these two volumes has been slightly updated from the 1920s version and its sentence structure and style seem to often follow Greek, rather than idiomatic English. Nonetheless, it was a pleasure to read. I tried, unsuccessfully, to read two of the verse translations (Fitzgerald's and Lattimore's) and just could not get into them.

    8. Realini on said:

      The Iliad by Homer and adapted in Hollywood as TroyAnother version of this note and thoughts on other books are available at:- youtube/playlist?list and realini/This is a familiar, stupendous and fundamental work.Even when adapted by a major Hollywood studio it is still a magnificent account.The storyline is well known-- Beautiful Helen is seduced and taken away from her husband Menelaus by the attractive and young Paris- Troy is besieged by Greek allied forces that want to take the estranged qu [...]

    9. Malcolm on said:

      I am giving this 5 stars, mostly because when reading it, you can get the sense of why this book has been considered so important for so long. There are many phrases ("wine-dark sea", "biting the dust") that are even now frequently said. It's clearly an important book in the history of Western civilization. It's actually pretty enjoyable, if you want adventure and fighting and bragging. Surprisingly graphic violence too.As a piece of literature, it's grand, but frankly, somewhat strange and alie [...]

    10. James F on said:

      I've read the Iliad three or four times; this is my second reading in the original Greek, and it's not going quickly -- my first book of the month on the 17th. Long considered the beginning of Western literature, until they found the Epic of Gilgamesh, which may have been an influence on it, it certainly influenced everything that came later. I can't really begin to give a review of a classic book like this. Of course much of the interest for a modern reader is more in trying to understand the b [...]

    11. Timothy on said:

      The single greatest novel ever written, in this humble classicist's opinion. The staggering emotional turmoil, the impenetrable code of arete, the abundance of gorgeous prose. a brilliant book. Perfectly ensconces and punctuates the values of the heroic age; the trepidation and ferocity of pre-Hoplite combat, the tension and breath-stilling magnificence of the agon, the hubris and sense of immortality among so many of the warrior-aristocracy, and the demand for men of excellence and status to ea [...]

    12. Stephen on said:

      Looking forward to being able to read this one day. Meanwhile, struggling with my prepositions!

    13. Dony Grayman on said:

      Edición argentina en dos tomos. Ejemplar con este mismo ISBN pero con otra tapa. Sexta edición, que se terminó de imprimir el 19 de septiembre de 1989.

    14. James Violand on said:

      Greatest epic ever written. A guy's book. Terrific on all levels. A must read by anyone who claims to be educated.

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