The Iliad (Hardback)
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The Iliad (Hardback)

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Hardback 472 Pages
Published: 03/08/2020
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Publisher: Fv Editions
ISBN: 9791029909719
Number of pages: 472
Weight: 857 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 30 mm
Edition: Large type / large print edition

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“Window into another world”

Homer used the arrival of writing to draw on the poetic tradition of generations fashion a new type of artwork, the epic, an early iron age window onto the bronze age. The Iliad describes a few weeks of intense... More

Paperback edition
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“Best translation yet”

I've always been a fan of Martin Hammond's prose translation of The Iliad, which brings the violence, humour, detail, characters and world to life so effectively. Until I read this new verse translation,... More

Hardback edition
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“Buy this book”

I love this book: the translation is clear and powerful - it propels you straight into the carnage of bronze age warfare and politics, where you feel the heat and the dust, hear the crash of armour and see the blood... More

Paperback edition
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