A New Translation by Peter Green
This epic poem tells the tale of great warriors struggling with their own pride and the unpredictable whims of fate and the gods. Renowned scholar and translator Peter Green captures the surging thunder of the Iliad for a new generation of readers. With a personal introduction, detailed synopses, a glossary, and explanatory notes, this landmark translation is a must-read for anyone interested in Greek antiquity and the traditions of literature.
2017-10-24T01:06:32.000Z@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
2020-08-06T10:43:00.000ZGood 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