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The Iliad and the Odyssey Boxed Set Homer

The Iliad and the Odyssey Boxed Set By Homer

The Iliad and the Odyssey Boxed Set by Homer


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The Iliad and the Odyssey Boxed Set Summary

The Iliad and the Odyssey Boxed Set by Homer

A stunning set of Homer's epics, brilliantly translated by a leading ancient world scholar.

Hailed by reviewers and readers alike, Peter Green's landmark translations of Homer's timeless epics are now available for the first time in this striking and sleekly designed collector-worthy set. With the verve and pathos of the original oral tradition, Green captures the beauty and complexity, the surging thunder and quiet lyricism, of the Iliad and the Odyssey for a new generation of readers. The translations are vivid and careful, accurate without being out of reach, while the detailed synopses and notes include perceptive observations about Homer's characters and themes. This widely acclaimed, must-have collection will be a treasured addition to every reader's bookshelf.

About Homer

Peter Green is Dougherty Centennial Professor Emeritus of Classics at the University of Texas at Austin. One of the most prolific scholars of the ancient world, he is the author of both historical studies and translations of poetry, including The Poems of Catullus, Apollonios's The Argonautika, and Homer's The Iliad, all by UC Press.

Additional information

NPB9780520306653
9780520306653
0520306651
The Iliad and the Odyssey Boxed Set by Homer
New
Hardback
University of California Press
2019-05-31
1145
N/A
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