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The Iliad

Author: Homer.; Robert Fitzgerald
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Farrar, Straus and Giroux edView all editions and formats
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A new publication of the definitive translation of Homer's epic brings the ancient poem to life, chronicling the Greek siege of the Trojan city state and the war that ensued.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Achilles, (Mythological character); Achilles, (Mythological character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Homer.; Robert Fitzgerald
ISBN: 0374174415 9780374174415 0374529051 9780374529055
OCLC Number: 54046797
Description: xxxviii, 588 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Quarrel, oath, and promise --
Assembly and muster of armies --
Dueling for a haunted lady --
A bowshot bringing war --
A hero strives with gods --
Interludes in field and city --
A combat and a rampart --
The battle swayed by Zeus --
A visit of emissaries --
Night in the camp : a foray --
Prowess and wounds of Akhaians --
The rampart breached --
Assault on the ships --
Beguilement on Mount Ida --
The lord of storm --
A ship fired, a tide turned --
Contending for a soldier fallen --
The immortal shield --
The avenger fasts and arms --
The ranging of powers --
The clash of man and river --
Desolation before Troy --
A friend consigned to death --
A grace given in sorrow.
Other Titles: Iliad.
Responsibility: Homer ; translated by Robert Fitzgerald ; introduction by Andrew Ford.
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A new publication of the definitive translation of Homer's epic brings the ancient poem to life, chronicling the Greek siege of the Trojan city state and the war that ensued.

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