The Iliad

(Everyman's Library Classics)

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A translation of Homer's great epic poem. Fitzgerald has also translated Homer's "The Odyssey" and Virgil's "Aeneid".
Ha scritto il 24/02/13
Another example of the ancient Greek's ill-understood value system
The most important thing for the Greek heroes is personal glory. It is even more important than the own life, let alone family or fellow citizens. Satisfy all your passions before doing anything else (rage, lust, love, glory, honor, etc.). From the ...Continua
Ha scritto il 18/12/12
Despite the best efforts of the translators, I felt like a hefty sum of the expressional nuances inherent in the Greek language were lost once translated into English. But then again who cares, we can't all be classics majors. It's an absolute gem ...Continua
Ha scritto il 01/10/12
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Ha scritto il 21/06/11
There's a lot of characters, and they have complex dynamics. An engaging read, but very heavy and quite drawn out. Coming back to it!
Ha scritto il 02/05/11
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