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Iliad

Author: Homer; Stanley Lombardo; Sheila Murnaghan
Publisher: Indianapolis : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., [1997]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The vividness of Homer's language, his large-scale rhythms and hard edges, are laid bare in this new translation--as is the bracing speech of his gods and mortals and, above all, the boldness of his narrative strokes."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Epic poetry, Greek
Poetry
Translations
Young adult nonfiction
Named Person: Achilles, (Mythological character); Achilles, (Mythological character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Homer; Stanley Lombardo; Sheila Murnaghan
ISBN: 0872203530 9780872203532 0872203522 9780872203525
OCLC Number: 36133345
Description: lvii, 516 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: Translator's preface --
Introduction --
Iliad --
Major characters --
Catalogue of combats deaths.
Other Titles: Iliad.
Responsibility: Homer ; translated by Stanley Lombardo ; introduction by Sheila Murnaghan.

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"It is hard to overstate the attractions of this translation. In a rhythm sinewy and flexible, with language that is precise, lyrical and fresh, Lombardo's Iliad pulses with all the power and Read more...

 
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