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The essential Homer : selections from the Iliad and the Odyssey

Author: Homer.; Stanley Lombardo
Publisher: Indianapolis : Hackett, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Selections from both Iliad and Odyssey, made with an eye for those episodes that figure most prominently in the study of mythology.
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Genre/Form: Epic poetry
Translations into English
Poetry
Named Person: Homer; Odysseus, King of Ithaca (Mythological character); Achilles, (Mythological character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Homer.; Stanley Lombardo
ISBN: 0872205401 9780872205406 087220541X 9780872205413
OCLC Number: 44313322
Notes: Abridgement of the translator's version of the Iliad, published in 1997; and the Odyssey, published in 2000.
Description: xxii, 510 pages : map ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Iliad.
Responsibility: translated and edited by Stanley Lombardo ; introduction by Sheila Murnaghan.

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A good idea--its utility far outweighs qualms purists have about students not reading every last item in the catalogue of ships. The translation is vigorous and readable. --Andrew Ford, Princeton Read more...

 
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