Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press
In 2002, the University of Michigan Press published Rodney Merrill's translation of Homer's Odyssey, an interpretation of the classic that was unique in employing the meter of Homer's original. Praising Merrill's translation of the Odyssey, Gregory Nagy of Harvard wrote, "Merrill's fine ear for the sound of ancient Greek makes
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
Homer bidding farewell to his wife, Odysseus bound to the mast, Penelope at the loom, Achilles dragging Hector's body round the walls of Troy - scenes from Homer have been portrayed in every generation. Chapman's translations are argued to be two of the liveliest and readable.
Type: BOOK - Published: 1946-01-01 - Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers
E. T. Owen discusses what makes the Iliad such an enduring work of art. He discusses narrative technique, imagery, and characterization, and shows how each incident contributes to the overall emotional effect of the poem.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-19 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press
"Sing, goddess, the anger of Peleus’ son Achilleus / and its devastation." For sixty years, that's how Homer has begun the Iliad in English, in Richmond Lattimore's faithful translation—the gold standard for generations of students and general readers. This long-awaited new edition of Lattimore's Iliad is designed to bring the