Author:Homer; Fagles, Robert; Knox, Bernard

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The Odyssey

By: Homer; Fagles, Robert; Knox, Bernard

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Viking: 1996

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2283940

ISBN: 0670821624

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 1996 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 541 pp. Robert Fagles, winner of the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, presents us with Homer's best-loved and most accessible poem in a stunning modern-verse translation. Sing to me of the man, Muse, the man of twists and turns driven time and again off course, once he had plundered the hallowed heights of Troy. So begins Robert Fagles' magnificent translation of the Odyssey, which Jasper Griffin in the New York Times... View more info

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The Iliad [with] The Odyssey

By: Homer; Fagles, Robert; Knox, Bernard

Price: $60.00  $48.00

Publisher: Viking: 1990

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2292803

ISBN: 0670779644

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Odyssey still in plastic wrap. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Translated by Robert Fables, with introduction and notes by Bernard Knox. The Iliad is typically described as one of the greatest war stories of all time, but to call it a war story does not begin to describe the emotional sweep of its action and characters: Achilles, Helen, Hector, and other heroes of Greek myth and history in the 10th and final year of the Greek siege of Troy. The Odyssey is, quite simply, the story of Odysseus, who wants to go home. But Poseidon, god ... View more info

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The Iliad

By: Homer; Fagles, Robert; Knox, Bernard

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Viking: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2296459

ISBN: 0670835102

Condition: Near Fine


Very minor general wear. 1990 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xvi, 683, [3] pp. Translated by Robert Fagles, introduction and notes by Bernard Knox. Dating to the ninth century BC, Homer’s timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devastation and destruction, as it moves inexorably to the wrenching, tragic conclusion of the Trojan War. Renowned classicist Bernard Knox observes in his superb Introduction that although the violence of the Iliad is grim and relentless, it coexist... View more info