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The Iliad

By: Homer; Merrill, Rodney

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The University of Michigan Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2272420

ISBN: 0472116177

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2007 Hard Cover. viii, 464 pp. Verse translation, with an introduction on singing The Iliad, bibliography, and map. In 2002, the University of Michigan Press published Rodney Merrill's translation of Homer's Odyssey, an interpretation of the classic that was unique in employing the meter of Homer's original. Praising Merrill's translation of the Odyssey, Gregory Nagy of Harvard wrote, Merrill's fine ear for the sound of ancient Greek makes the experience of reading his Homer the nearest thing in English to actually hearing Homer. The translator's English renders mos... View more info