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Inventing Homer by Barbara Graziosi
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Basically deals with the question, "Who was Homer?". The book does so by examining ancient as well as modern approaches to the question. While, at times technical, all quotations from non-English sources have been translated, making the book easy to read.
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message 1: by Nathan (new)

Nathan or you could've just said: "It's an easy to read book about Homer." :)


message 2: by Kyle (last edited Feb 20, 2010 12:30PM) (new) - rated it 3 stars

Kyle Technically, it's not easy to read. The easy to read part refers to the fact that non-English quotes(Greek, German, Italian, etc) are translated.


message 3: by Nathan (new)

Nathan then you could've said: "It's technical sometimes, but the translated quotes are a breeze."


Kyle I could have, but I didn't.


message 5: by Nathan (new)

Nathan but you should've


Kyle When you start writing comments about the books you read, then you can comment on mine.


message 7: by Nathan (new)

Nathan just saying


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