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One of the foremost achievements in Western literature, Homer's Iliad tells the story of the darkest episode of the Trojan War. At its center is Achilles, the greatest warrior-champion of the Greeks, and his conflict with his leader Agamemnon. Interwoven in the tragic sequence of events are powerfully moving descriptions of the ebb and flow of battle, the besieged city of Ilium, the feud between the gods, and the fate of mortals.

About the Author

Homer is believed to have lived c. 754-700 b.c. in Ionia and to be the author of the earliest works of Western literature.

E. V. Rieu was a celebrated translator from Latin and Greek, and editor of Penguin Classics from 1944-1964. His son, D. C. H. Rieu has revised his work.\

Peter Jones is former lecturer in classics at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140440140
Subtitle:
Prose Translation
Translator:
Rieu, Emil V.
Author:
Homer
Author:
Jones, Peter
Author:
Rieu, E. V.
Author:
Rieu, D. C. H.
Author:
H
Author:
omer
Introduction:
Rieu, Emil V.
Publisher:
Penguin Classics
Location:
Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Epic poetry, Greek
Subject:
Trojan War
Subject:
Trojan War -- Poetry.
Subject:
Achilles
Subject:
General Poetry
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
Penguin Classics
Series Volume:
21
Publication Date:
1982
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
7.73x5.05x.77 in. .61 lbs.

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