From Library Journal
- T.L. Cooksey, Armstrong State Coll., Savannah, Ga.
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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The Fagles translation is the best I've read--it keeps the wonderful poetry. This is the most readable Iliad out there.Published 12 days ago by Elizabeth H. Wood
This prose translation was perfect for my high school aged son to enjoy and develop a new love for Homer's tale. The language was straightforward, but still very expressive. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Hsklr23gems
Brilliant, always was, always will be and this translation beyond brilliant.Published 25 days ago by Linda's Lookout
I was embarrassed to realize I had not re-read The Iliad since high school, so I was determined to find the best translation possible. Fortunately I believe I found it. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Sidney Jamieson
If you want to read The Illiad, read this one. The author scraps the usual lyrical translation for prose. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Kenneth Wright
First time reader, so quite frankly, I don't have a real reference point for judgement. However, it should be noted that Lattimore's notes in the back are greatly helpful (so many... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ryan F.P.