A New Translation by Peter Green
One of the oldest extant works of Western literature, the Iliad is a timeless epic poem of great warriors trapped between their own heroic pride and the arbitrary, often vicious decisions of fate and the gods. Renowned scholar and acclaimed translator Peter Green captures the Iliad in all its surging thunder for a new generation of readers.Featurin...
Oct 24, 2017@GabrielRossman And Hector is the only real (tragic) hero (and a real man) in the Illiad, a book I read once every other year, for solace and wisdom. 2/ – source
Aug 06, 2020Good book to read this summer. The #Iliad by #Homer. Aside from the Old Testament Homer's Iliad and Odyssey are the oldest written masterpieces of Western Civilization. Exciting stories about life and death, gods and heroes and war. – source