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The Iliad - Translated by Ian Johnston

ByHomer

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Composed between 800 and 700 B.C., the Iliad tells the story of the Achilles and other warriors in the tenth year of the Trojan War. The poem tells of the famous quarrel between Agamemnon and Achilles and all that resulted, the extraordinary battlefield accomplishments of the world's most famous warriors and the final encounter between the Trojan Prince Hector and Achilles. The Iliad is the oldest and finest epic poem in Western culture. This book contains a new translation by noted Canadian scholar Ian Johnston. It has been translated from the original Greek into a modern English poetic form and was designed first and foremost for those who will be reading Homer's Iliad for the first time.

Details

Publication Date
Feb 5, 2008
Language
English
ISBN
9780977626908
Category
Fiction
Copyright
All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
Contributors
By (author): Homer

Specifications

Pages
563
Binding
Paperback
Interior Color
Black & White
Dimensions
US Trade (6 x 9 in / 152 x 229 mm)

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