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The Iliad

Author: Homer.; Robert Fagles; Bernard Knox
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The centuries old epic about the wrath of Achilles is rendered into modern English verse by a renowned translator and accompanied by an introduction that reassesses the identity of Homer. In Robert Fagles' beautifully rendered text, the Iliad overwhelms us afresh. The huge themes godlike, yet utterly human of savagery and calculation, of destiny defied, of triumph and grief compel our own humanity. Time after time,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Homer.; Robert Fagles; Bernard Knox
ISBN: 0670835102 9780670835102 0140275363 9780140275360
OCLC Number: 20825683
Awards: Winner of Academy of American Poets Landon Translation Award 1991.
Description: xvi, 683 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Spelling and pronunciation of Homeric names --
Maps --
Homeric geography: Mainland Greece --
Homeric geography: Peloponnese --
Homeric geography: Aegean and Asia minor --
Inset: Troy and vicinity --
Homer: Iliad --
Rage of Achilles --
Great gathering of Armies --
Helen reviews the champions --
Truce erupts in war --
Diomedes fights the gods --
Hector returns to Troy --
Ajax duels with Hector --
Tide of battle turns --
Embassy of Achilles --
Marauding through the night --
Agamemnon's day of glory --
Trojans storm the rampart --
Battling for the ships --
Hera outflanks Zeus --
Achaean Armies the bay --
Patroclus fights and dies --
Menelaus' finest hour --
Shield of Achilles --
Champion arms for battle --
Olympian gods in arms --
Achilles fights the river --
Death of Hector --
Funeral games for Patroclus --
Achilles and Priam --
Notes: Genealogy of the royal house of Troy --
Textual Variants from the Oxford classical text --
Notes on the translation --
Suggestions for further reading --
Pronouncing glossary.
Other Titles: Iliad.
Responsibility: Homer ; translated by Robert Fagles ; introduction and notes by Bernard Knox.
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A modern verse translation by Robert Fagles, who also translated Aeschylus' "The Oresteia" and Sophocles' "Three Theban Plays".  Read more...

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