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These volumes represent each author's best and most famous writings. This finely crafted and affordable series offers the works of these world-renowned authors to a wider audience.
Published March 22nd 2001 by Oxford University Press (USA)
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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.
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I dare not and need not comment on the great beauty of this classic. I can only say that this student edition provides a good introductory text with pertinent commentary that aids the sense of the Greek. There is a front-facing literal English translation that can be helpful if the student becomes hopelessly stuck, but hurtful if the student is hopelessly undisciplined. I did find that the binding does not take much abuse (and frequently translation requires long periods with the book open to a ...more
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In the Western classical tradition, Homer (Greek: Όμηρος) is considered the author of The Iliad and The Odyssey, and is revered as the greatest of ancient Greek epic poets. These epics lie at the beginning of the Western canon of literature, and have had an enormous influence on the history of literature.
When he lived is unknown. Herodotus estimates that Homer lived 400 years before his own time,
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