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A Library of Universal Literature in Four Parts, Comprising Science, Biography, Fiction and the Great Orations, in 8 Volumes, Part Three: Orations - Vol. I: Greek Orators; Vol. II: Roman Orators; Vol. III. Orators of Continental Europe; Vol. VI: Orators of Great Britain and Ireland; Vol. V: Orators of Great Britain and Ireland; Vol. VI: American Orators; Vol. VII: American Orators; Vol. VIII: American Orators

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: P. F. Collier: 1900

Seller ID: 2302557

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge of volumes two and four broken, minor general wear. 1900 Hard Cover. Brown boards. Eight volume set, part three of a larger set of 32 volumes. Notable speeches include Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death, Gettysburg Address, abolition, military, political, Presidential, etc. View more info

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Everyman's Atlas of Ancient and Classical Geography

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1952

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2303242

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Spine head rubbed, ink stamp on front free endpaper. 1952 Hard Cover. xii, 256 pp. 43 color maps (including numerous two-tone panels), 20 line maps. Designed to assist the student of ancient history in his reading of the Greek and Latin authors, and also useful in the study of biblical and early Christian history, as well as in that of early contacts between East and West. View more info

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Aeschylus I: Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The Eumenides; Prometheus Bound (The Complete Greek Tragedies, Volume I [1]) (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books ML 310) [Oresteia]

By: Aeschylus; Grene, David; Lattimore, Richmond

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Modern Library / Random House: 1942

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2294351

Condition: Very Good


Includes original jacket. Slightly musty, 1/2 inch closed jacket tear. 1942 Hard Cover. 245, [5] pp. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Translated from the Greek and edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore. Includes: Introduction to the Oresteia; Agamemnon; The Libation Bearers; The Eumenides; Introduction to Prometheus Bound; Prometheus Bound. In the 'Oresteia' - the only trilogy in Greek drama which survives from antiquity - Aeschylus took as his subject the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. Moving from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance, from primi... View more info

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The Oresteia: Agamemnon, The Libation-Bearers; The Furies

By: Aeschylus; Morshead, E.D.A.; Warner, Rex

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2277128

Condition: Near Fine


Endpaper edges a bit faded. 1979 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. xviii, [2], 177, [1] pp. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated from the Greek by E.D.A. Morshead, with an introduction by Rex Warner, and illustrations by Michael Ayrton. In the 'Oresteia' - the only trilogy in Greek drama which survives from antiquity - Aeschylus took as his subject the bloody chain of murder and revenge within the royal family of Argos. Moving from darkness to light, from rage to self-governance, from... View more info

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Politics & Poetics (The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written)

By: Aristotle; Jowett, Benjamin & Butcher, S.H.; Kallen, Horace M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2285623

Condition: Very Good


Edges and front and end matter lightly foxed. 1979 Full-Leather. xxi, [5], 331, [1] pp. Green full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Translated by Benjamin Jowett and S.H. Butcher, with an introduction by Horace M. Kallen and portraits by Leonard Baskin. Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings cover many subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, politics, government, ethics, biology, and zoology. Together w... View more info

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Introduction to Aristotle (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books, ML 248)

By: Aristotle; McKeon, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1947

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2298557

Condition: Good


Some highlighting in text, nickel-sized chip from center of jacket spine. 1947 Hard Cover. xxix, [1], 667, [7] pp. Unabridged translations of the Posterior Analytics (Logic), De Anima (On the Soul), Nicomachean Ethics, and Poetics, plus selections from Physics, Metaphysics, and Politics, edited with an introduction by Richard McKeon. Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) was a Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. His writings cover many subjects, including physics, metaphysics, poetry, theater, music, logic, rhetoric, politics, government, ethics, biology, and zool... View more info

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The Art of Ancient Greece and Rome: From the Rise of Greece to the Fall of Rome

By: Becatti, Giovanni

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 2297705

Condition: Very Good


Jacket and endpapers faintly toned. Jacket edges bumped. 1967 Large Hardcover. 441 pp. By a series of cross-sections of Classical civilization at different times, he clarifies the many currents and connections throughout the ancient world during its lengthy history, and expands the theme of Classical art as a unifying force. Greece and Greek influences, East and West; Etruscan and Italic; Rome and Roman influences, East and West--the whole world of Western art is displayed in his text and illustrations, making a vast yet unified picture of the Classical style. ...The work of major sculptors an... View more info

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Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable; The Age of Chivalry; The Legends of Charlemagne (A Modern Library Giant, G14)

By: Bulfinch, Thomas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Modern Library:

Seller ID: 2276970

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, top corners of boards lightly bumped, pencil name on front endpaper, no publisher date. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 778 pp. Bulfinch's Mythology is a collection of the works of Thomas Bulfinch, renamed after him and published after his death. It is a classic work of mythology and is still being printed, even 150 years after the first work, Age of Fable, was published in 1855. The following is a table of contents of the work, which itself can serve as an interesting pantheon of the characters of ancient European mythology. - Wikipedia View more info

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Bulfinch's Mythology: The Age of Fable; The Age of Chivalry; The Legends of Charlemagne (A Modern Library Giant, G14)

By: Bulfinch, Thomas

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1930

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291646

Condition: Very Good


1930s printing of Toledano G014.1. Very good in fair jacket. Small dealer plate on rear endpaper, jacket edges rubbed with large chip from top edge of rear panel and minor loss elsewhere. We have more books available by this author!. xi, [1] 778 pp. 8vo. Bulfinch's Mythology is a collection of the works of Thomas Bulfinch, renamed after him and published after his death. It is a classic work of mythology and is still being printed, even 150 years after the first work, Age of Fable, was published in 1855. The following is a table of contents of the work, which itself can serve as an interesting... View more info

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The Satyricon of Petronius

By: Burnaby, William; Bagnani, Gilbert

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1964

Seller ID: 2298273

Condition: Near Fine


A near fine copy in a near fine slipcase. A couple smudges on slipcase board. 1964 Large Hardcover. xxii, 246 pp. Includes Sandglass and slipcase. The Satyricon, Satyricon liber (The Book of Satyrlike Adventures), or Satyrica,[1] is a Latin work of fiction believed to have been written by Gaius Petronius, though the manuscript tradition identifies the author as Titus Petronius. The Satyricon is an example of Menippean satire, which is different from the formal verse satire of Juvenal or Horace. The work contains a mixture of prose and verse (commonly known as prosimetrum); serious and comic el... View more info

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The Battle for Gaul: A New Illustrated Translation

By: Caesar, Julius; Wiseman, Anne and Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, David R. Godine, Publisher: 1980

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2303558

ISBN: 0879233060

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Jacket edges lightly bumped. 1980 Hard Cover. 208 pp. New translation with color plates and illustrations. Julius Caesar was for a few years the undisputed master of the Roman world -- devoted to expanding Roman supremacy and his own fame. THE BATTLE FOR GAUL contains seven books of Caesar's Commentaries on his campaign in Gaul from 58 to 50 B.C. in their original narrative sequence. These unparalleled accounts of war in Western Europe in the closing years of the Roman republic are clear and exciting. We feel the immediacy of the moment as we listen to Caesar's dramatic story of hi... View more info

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The Poems of Catullus

By: Catullus; Gregory, Horace

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1956

Seller ID: 2196013

Condition: Very Good


Cover toned, pencil markings on front endpaper. 1956 Trade Paperback. xxiv, 184 pp. Bilingual edition, Latin original opposite English translation. "Catullus, best remembered for his tempestuous relationship with the notorious Clodia Metelli, was one of the most influential, original and enigmatic of all the Roman poets. This text presents a collection of his work." View more info

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Demosthenes with English Notes, Part I. -- De Corona [On the Crown]

By: Demosthenes; Holmes, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: John Allyn, Publisher: 1872

Seller ID: 2199449

Condition: Good


Free endpapers removed, pencil notes in text. 1872 Hard Cover. xxviii, 195 pp. Greek text with English notes. The most famous judicial oration by the ancient Greek statesmen and orator, originally delivered in 330 B.C. View more info

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Greek Plays in Modern Translation

By: Fitts, Dudley; Aeschylus; Sophocles; Euripides

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Dial Press: 1947

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2266818

ISBN: 0803732236

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing. No jacket, spine faintly toned. 1947 Hard Cover. xiv, 596 pp. CONTENTS: Aeschyles: Agamemnon; Sophocles: Electra; Aeschyles: Eumenides; Euripides: The Trojan Woman; Euripides: Medea; Euripides: Hippolytus; Euripides: Alcestis; Sophocles: King Oedipus; Sophocles: Oedipus at Colonus; Sophocles: Antigone; Aeschylus: Prometheus Bound; Appendix: Commentaries; Index of Proper Names. View more info

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Lucius Annaeus Florus. Cui subjungitur Lucii Ampelii Liber Memorialis

By: Florus, Lucius Annaeus [Florus, Publius Annius]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Londini: Ex Officina Jacobi Tonson, & Johannis Watts: 1715

Seller ID: 2135233

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss from spine head & foot, ink name on front flyleaf. 1715 Full-Leather. [viii], 141, [2] pp. Full calf, gilt titles, decorations, & rules, marbled endpapers. Latin text. A work of history by a contemporary of Hadrian. View more info

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Alexander the Great

By: Freeman, Philip

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks: 2011

Seller ID: 2299496

ISBN: 1416592814

Condition: Very Good


Spine very slightly creased, blurb page toned, a few small stains on top page ridge. 2011 Trade Paperback. xxii, 391 pp. The celebrated Macedonian king has been one of the most enduring figures in history. He was a general of such skill and renown that for two thousand years other great leaders studied his strategy and tactics, from Hannibal to Napoleon, with countless more in between. He flashed across the sky of history like a comet, glowing brightly and burning out quickly: crowned at age nineteen, dead by thirty-two. He established the greatest empire of the ancient world; Greek coins and ... View more info

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The Children's Odyssey, with an Introductory Chapter on Greek Myths

By: Gale, Agnes Cook

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: Public-School Publshing: 1914

Seller ID: 2294786

Condition: Good


No jacket. Binding has been repaired. Boards lightly soiled, a few light spots on page ridges, ink name on front paste-down endpaper. 1914 Hard Cover. 267 pp. Illustrated by half tone cuts taken from photographs by Karl Schwier. CONTENTS: Odysseus and Penelope; Odysseus Plows the Seashore; Odysseus at Troy; The Wooden Horse; Odysseus Visits the Lotus Eaters; The Great Polyphemus; Aeolus and the Bag of Winds; The Man-Eaters; Circe and the Swine; The Shadow Land; The Sirens; The Dangerous Channel; The Sun-God's Cattle; Calypso and the Raft; The Sea-Bird's Gift; Nausicaa's Washing; At the Palace ... View more info

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. with Notes, to which is added A Complete Index of the Whole Work. Complete in Five Volumes.

By: Gibbon, Edward; Milman, H.H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt, Publisher: 1900

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2287177

Condition: Very Good


No date, circa 1900. Boards lightly rubbed, ink owner stamp on front endpaper of each volume. Complete in five volumes. 8vo. Blue cloth, gilt titles and top edge. Gibbon's complete work, with notes by Rev. Milman, plus a general index. The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was written by the celebrated English historian Edward Gibbon. Volume I was published in 1776, and went through six printings (a remarkable feat for its time). Volumes II and III were published in 1781; volumes IV, V, VI in 1788-89... View more info

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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. with Notes, A New Edition, to which is added A Complete Index of the Whole Work. Complete in Five Volumes.

By: Gibbon, Edward; Milman, H.H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Co.: 1900

Seller ID: 2300912

Condition: Very Good


Spines faded, minor abrasions to spine labels, ink names on front endpaper of first volume. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Complete in five volumes. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles and top edge. Gibbon's complete work, with notes by Rev. Milman, plus a general index. The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, a major literary achievement of the 18th century published in six volumes, was written by the celebrated English historian Edward Gibbon. Volume I was published in 1776, and went through six printings (a remarkable feat for its time). Volumes II ... View more info

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Latin Literature in Translation

By: Guinagh, Kevin; Dorjahn, Alfred P.

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co.: 1942

Seller ID: 2197652

Condition: Very Good


5th printing. Light edge wear. 1942 Hard Cover. 822 pp. 8vo. A collection of Latin literature containing works by Plautus, Terence, Cato, Lucretius, Caesar, Cicero, Catullus, Sallust and Vergil. A fold out map describes the locations where the works were written. View more info

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Hermetic Definition

By: H.D. [Doolittle, Hilda]

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Directions: 1972

Seller ID: 2297387

Condition: Good


Wrappers lightly rubbed, a few light stains on rear wrapper, a few light creases. 1972 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 117 pp. H. D.’s (Hilda Doolittle, 1884-1961) late poems of search and longing represent the mature achievement of a poet who has come increasingly to be recognized as one of the most important of her generation. The title poem and other long pieces in this collection (Sagesse and Winter Love) were written between 1957 and her death four years later, and are heretofore unpublished, except in fragments. We can see now in proper context her fine e... View more info

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The Novel in Antiquity

By: Hagg, Tomas

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 1991

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2271919

ISBN: 0520076389

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Top page ridge very faintly foxed, ink name and date on first blank, very faint smell of smoke. 1991 Trade Paperback. xii, 264 pp. Tracing the development of Greek romances from 200 B.C. through twelfth-century Byzantium, Tomas Hägg analyses the content, plot and narrative techniques of the ancient novel, and explores the social and literary milieu in which the genre flourished. View more info

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The Histories (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By: Herodotus; Lateiner, Donald; Macaulay, G.C.

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics: 2004

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2276396

ISBN: 1593081022

Condition: Fine


A fine copy. 2004 Trade Paperback. xxxvi, 584 pp. The Histories, by Herodotus, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics: New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars; Biographies of the authors; Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events; Footnotes and endnotes; Selective discussions of imitati... View more info

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The Odyssey of Homer (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books, ML 167)

By: Homer; Butcher, S.H.; Lang, A.; Highet, Gilbert

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1950

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2298549

Condition: Near Fine


Includes original jacket, with 393 titles listed on reverse. Jacket lightly toned. 1950 Hard Cover. xvi, 383, [1] pp. Translated into prose from the original Greek by S.H. Butcher and A. Lang, with an introduction by Gilbert Highet. A classic for the ages, The Odyssey recounts Odysseus’ journey home after the Trojan War—and the obstacles he faces along the way to reclaim his throne, kingdom, and family in Ithaca. During his absence, his steadfast and clever wife, Penelope, and now teenaged son, Telemachus, have lived under the constant threat of ruthless suitors, all desperate to court Pen... View more info

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Chapman's Homer: The Iliad; The Odyssey; and The Lesser Homerica, in Two Volumes (Bollingen Series XLI [41])

By: Homer; Chapman, George; Nicoll, Allardyce

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 1956

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2290336

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Edges lightly foxed, slipcase a bit soiled with a split beginning along top seam, single leaf in volume 2 loose (pp. xv/xvi) - this appears to be a case of the printer improperly inserting a gathering. 1956 Hard Cover. xxi, [1], 740, [4]; xv, [1], 653, [1] pp. The George Chapman translations of Homer's Iliad, Odyssey, and lesser-known works, together in one edition, edited, with introductions, textual notes, commentaries, and glossaries, by Allardyce Nicoll. Includes frontispieces reproduced from the title pages of the Chapman editions. Homer is a legendary ancient Greek epic poet,... 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

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The Iliad, in Contemporary Verse

By: Homer; Fitzgerald, Robert

Price: $35.00  $28.00

Publisher: The Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2265092

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1979 Hard Cover. 664 pp. 8vo. Brown leather spine, brown cloth boards, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, brown ribbon marker bound in. Translated into contemporary verse by Robert Fitzgerald, with illustrations by W.T. Mars. View more info

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The Iliad of Homer Books I-VI [1-6], with an Introduction and Notes [with] Vocabulary to the First Six Books of Homer's Iliad

By: Homer; Keep, Robert P.; Thurber, Samuel

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Allyn and Bacon / Norwood Press: 1883

Seller ID: 2266443

Condition: Good


Some ink and pencil marks in text and margins, front free endpaper removed, front hinge starting. 1883 Hard Cover. xlii, 322, 159, [3] pp. 8vo. This edition a fold-out frontispiece facsimile of a page from Codex Venetus, the original Greek text of the first six books of Homer's Iliad, and an introduction and notes by Robert P. Keep. Dating to the ninth century B.C., 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 ... View more info

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The Iliad

By: Homer; Merrill, Rodney

Price: $50.00  $40.00

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