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This is a fresh easy to read version modern in its language but capturing anchient themes of Homer.
For high schoolers, though, I would recommend reading one of the other translators first, as the first time one reads Homer, it should be for the story.
I have read several versions of the Iliad (both poetic and prose) and this version translated by Robert Fagles is the best I've read.
Good translation. If you're familiar with the Iliad, then use this to get the essence of Homer. This translation portrays Homer's similes in a greater fashion than other... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Brandon Aitken
They abridged the Fagles translation, why I will never know. True Homer fans want to hear the whole poem, Catalogue of Ships and all. Some of us are Mycenaean scholars. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Duane R. Wirdel
Amazon, you idiots, you are putting reviews of all the different translations together! They are different books. This one, by Richmond Lattimore, is excellent.Published 11 days ago by David Casseres
Homer's Iliad is a book I read excerpts from in my undergrad Humanities course in college, but I eventually got enough leisure time to read it in its entirety. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Billie Pritchett
I was expecting to dislike this story after hearing many of my peers throughout high school and college constantly complaining about this piece of Greek literature. Read morePublished 27 days ago by ABookLover
Don't let your students get the Kindle Edition. There are no line numbers! Some editor somewhere should be shot.Published 1 month ago by Mary A. Prevo
IliadPurchased as used the book was in good condition and received in a timely manner. Only some occasional highlights and a few notes. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Eugene J. Brady
Fine book and was interesting to see life from two thousand years ago. The storyteller is riveting and the perspective of counting dead bodies and listing all their relatives... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sharon H. Miller