Homer's Iliad and Odyssey

Homer's Iliad and Odyssey

The Essential Books

Paperback - 2015
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Renowned Homer scholar Barry B. Powell has already given the world powerful new translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey. Now his Homer's Iliad and Odyssey: The Essential Books brings together his translations of the most important books and passages from these two great poems in one handyvolume.Accessible, poetic, and accurate, Barry Powell's translations are an excellent fit for today's students. With swift, transparent language that rings both ancient and modern, Powell exposes students to all of the rage, pleasure, pathos, cunning, and humor that are Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. Both thetranslations and the introductions are informed by the best recent scholarship.
Alternative Title: Iliad and Odyssey
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]
ISBN: 9780199394074
Branch Call Number: 883.01
Characteristics: xx, 511 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm


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