The Iliad - Deluxe Ed.

Author(s): Homer

Poetry

One of the epics in Western literature, "The Iliad" recounts the story of the Trojan wars. In his introduction, the author observes that although the violence of the Iliad is grim and relentless, it co-exists with both images of civilized life and a poignant yearning for peace.


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Robert Fagles was awarded the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Art and Letters.

Winner of Academy of American Poets Landon Translation Award 1991.

Homer (8th century BC), Greek epic poet to whom are attributed both the Iliad and the Odyssey. Robert Fagles was awarded the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Art and Letters. Bernard Knox is a renowned classicist.

General Fields

  • : 9780140275360
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Classics
  • : January 1999
  • : 214mm X 143mm X 45mm
  • : United Kingdom
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  • : 883.01
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