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Iliad
By Homer

The Iliad

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Translated by Stanley Lombardo See other recent books by Stanley Lombardo
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Iliad by Homer

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Gripping...Lombardo's achievement is all the more striking when you consider the difficulties of his task...[He] manages to be respectful of Homer's dire spirit while providing on nearly every page some wonderfully fresh refashioning of his Greek. The result is a vivid and disarmingly hardbitten reworking of a great classic. --Daniel Mendelsohn, The New York Times Book Review

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780872203532
ISBN-10: 0872203530
Format: Hardback
(215mm x 9mm x 35mm)
Pages: 574
Imprint: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publish Date: 12-Mar-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Homer

Stanley Lombardo is Professor of Classics, University of Kansas. Sheila Murnaghan is Professor of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania.

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