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THE ILIAD

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KIRKUS REVIEW

This translation of one of the world's great epics in prose retains the rich imagery within a more simple sentence structure than traditional translations have hitherto attained. The compelling, sweeping rhythm is here and there is a minimum of footnotes to distract the reader's attention. A glossary of the important names, places and epithets is included. This is a good antidote for the usual watered-down translations often used in schools. A must for libraries and the family book shelf.

Pub Date: April 10th, 1950
Publisher: A.M.P. Little, Brown