The Iliad/The Odyssey PDF by Homer

The Iliad/The Odyssey PDF by Homer

The Iliad/The Odyssey

Gripping listeners and readers for than 2,700 years, The Iliad is the story of the Trojan War and the rage of Achilles Combining the skills of a poet and scholar, Robert Fagles brings the energy of contemporary language to this enduring heroic epic If The Iliad is the world s greatest war story, then The Odyssey is literature s greatest evocation of every man Gripping listeners and readers for than 2,700 years, The Iliad is the story of the Trojan War and the rage of Achilles Combining the skills of a poet and scholar, Robert Fagles brings the energy of contemporary language to this enduring heroic epic If The Iliad is the world s greatest war story, then The Odyssey is literature s greatest evocation of every man s journey through life Here again, Fagles has performed the translator s task magnificently, giving us an Odyssey to read aloud, to savor, and to treasure for its sheer lyrical mastery Each volume contains a superb introduction with textual and critical commentary by renowned classicist Bernard Knox

Title : The Iliad/The Odyssey
Author :  Homer
Language : English
Isbn : 0147712556
Format : Paperback
Pages : 1556 pages

Rating: 4.3

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