Homers Ilias, Volume 1
This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We be...more
Paperback, 540 pages
Published April 4th 2010 by Nabu Press
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This a handy little book. Iliad Book I is a stand alone dramatic masterpiece, and all students wishing to appreciate Homer must read it very early on -- all 611 lines. It has an excellent summary of Homeric grammar, a complete vocabulary, and helpful notes. Unlike Draper's Iliad, Book 1, this book leaves the student on his own to do the work of actually translating. Unfortunately, in its reprinted form today the font quality is rather poor and even difficult to read in places -- a drawback.
Homer (ancient Greek: Ὅμηρος), or Omero (in Italian), is a legendary ancient Greek epic poet, traditionally considered the author of the epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey. No reliable biographical information about Homer survives from classical antiquity, and he is generally considered a legendary, rather than a historical figure. The Iliad and the Odyssey are now considered by many to be the p...moreMore about Homer...