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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Although slightly old-fashioned in style, it is quite readable and has a reputation for accuracy. It was my first experience with the power of drama and poetry combined.

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User Review - Flag as inappropriate Iliada to pierwszy wybitny epos europejski. While I recognize its true greatness, it is not my favorite due to its awkward English syntax making it, for me, a chore to read. Without a doubt the best among new ones, it is also superior to many old ones.

The Iliad by Homer

The Iliad Penguin Classics. Western Civ was crammed into a semester. Likewise, Robert Graves offers a novelized version that is very readable but not a strict translation. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. One needn't suffer through a poor translation when good ones are available.

Between indents and long-line carry-overs, the left margin unevenly zig-zags in-and-out on a Kindle screen. Rieu's original prose version from Penguin was very understandable but in some specific instances treated Homer a tad too freely. Throw Homer's poetic form into the equation and the result can be a very unreal English syntax. At present, it may not be easy to locate a copy outside of a used book store since it seems to be out-of-print.

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Read Richmond Lattimore's translation for the epic scale and narrative of Homer's poem. Lattimore's Iliad is best for those who want to feel the epic from the loins up, its rush, its reprieves, and its overwhelming rage. After Lattimore, frs 140 investment property pdf this is generally regarded by many as the second-best translation. Iliada to pierwszy wybitny epos europejski.

Today, its interest to us is more in the realm of literary history than as a practical choice for general reading. Both in tone and in linguistic style, I found it to be an odd and inconsistent mix of formal and informal, noble words and deeds juxtaposed with jarring colloquialisms. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Since no translation is perfect, at least this imperfection is quite bearable.

This is also a very good first choice and a favorite of many. As very good as Alexander's translation is, this ebook edition doesn't do it justice with regard to its textual formatting. Otherwise lost in this age I decided to go back to the beginning, and like our hero depart this never never land the nymph Calypso tells me I am in where all is beautiful and there is no mortality. Her English syntax is natural and flowing, understandable but not as in some other recent, modern versions flippant or too colloquial. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

What I learned from Ulysses was I had the power to sharpen a stick and poke these monsters in the eye. The Aeneid of Virgil Bantam Classics. My copy is an old Modern Library Giant. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

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There's a problem loading this menu right now. Just when I thought I had it figured out some double-indents appeared to add to the confusion.

Share your thoughts with other customers. In contrast we are unmoored from all we have been before. Yeah I am sure that is going to work out. Primary Sources in Translation.

When I have to mentally re-translate a translation, I seek another. Ulysses knows who he is and leaves, preferring humanity. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Though solid and true to Homer, her English syntax is direct and natural, never flippant or colloquial.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Both pass muster in that Homer is generally honestly and powerfully rendered, but I personally don't care for Powell's translational flippancy and style. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

Oresteia Hackett Classics. Below in no particular order are various translations most, but not all of them, good that I have read and can personally attest to. We have no epic mythology that tells us who we are. But great though it is, it will survive in the economic marketplace only if it is competitively priced with those others.