The Aeneid (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition), HOMER: The Iliad & The Odyssey (Deluxe Edition), The Three Theban Plays: Antigone; Oedipus the King; Oedipus at Colonus, The Divine Comedy (The Inferno, The Purgatorio, and The Paradiso), Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes, 75th Anniversary Illustrated Edition, The Iliad: A New Translation by Caroline Alexander. We were hiking and reading the epic at different places around lakes, mountains and ...walls. Years ago I had the Penguin recording on tape, which eventually got chewed up and I've been looking to replace it even since. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. I will say I may be biased toward classical literature as opposed to the meaningless drivel which passes for literature these days, I mean who could compare the Iliad with Harry Potter or Twilight or whatever other ridiculousness is available. The Iliad of Homer Translated by Alexander Pope, with notes by the Rev. I love the feel of the pages, they're almost like parchment. We were hiking and reading the epic at different places around lakes, mountains and ...walls. Get it in paper, not Kindle. Theodore Alois Buckley M.A. Reviewed in the United States on April 13, 2019. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. So NOT worth the kindle price that equaled a paper version. Something went wrong. The Iliad of Homer. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. I find this to be a very good translation, into modern English. By Garry Wills. Homer's epic will engage you, break your heart, and raise a lot of good questions about warfare. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Gale ECCO, Print Editions (April 17, 2018). This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. This translation is decent (I had to read the poetic translations for academic work) for a general reading, and very enjoyable. I had to keep getting corrected by people who had the paper version because of the typos and misprints in the kindle version. Great story. Please try again. Fully recommended even at a higher price. 1899 I love the feel of the pages, they're almost like parchment. Now I'm the proud owner of the Jacobi recording and loving every minute of it. Reviewed in the United States on June 28, 2019. Please try your request again later. Reviewed in the United States on May 23, 2015. The Odyssey is more of an adventure, per se, but there's nothing like the Iliad to so effectively convey human emotions. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. In the meantime I bought a dreadful American recording that made me cringe and only lasted for 5 mins listening!! Lots of typos!!! London: Bernard Lintot, 1715-1720 The Odyssey In brief, Pope considerably improved the subscription method that had been so successful for other authors and publishers like John Ogilby. Please try again. Please try again. This review is not written to help you decide whether to read the Iliad. Pope spent his formative years as a poet translating Homer, beginning with the Iliad, and in his translation he successfully found a style that answers the sublimity and grace of Homer. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 23, 2016. Fully recommended even at a higher price. The Aeneid (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition), HOMER: The Iliad & The Odyssey (Deluxe Edition), The Divine Comedy (The Inferno, The Purgatorio, and The Paradiso), Mythology: Timeless Tales of Gods and Heroes, 75th Anniversary Illustrated Edition, The Iliad: A New Translation by Caroline Alexander. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Translated by Alexander Pope… The story telling is fantastic but admittedly I’m not very well read. Mediocre print but who cares, Reviewed in the United States on January 7, 2020. I bought this to participate in a Homer outdoor read-aloud festival. F.S.A. Before I begin, a disclaimer. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. ILIAD OF HOMER, TRANSLATED BY ALEXANDER POPE.|THE on Amazon.com. Reviewed in the United States on April 13, 2019. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. This review is not written to help you decide whether to read the Iliad. Mediocre print but who cares, Reviewed in the United States on January 7, 2020. Reviewed in the United States on May 23, 2015. Now I'm the proud owner of the Jacobi recording and loving every minute of it. Great story. by Homer Translated by Alexander Pope With Notes by Rev. It's so much clearer to read than Pope or Chapman's. Please try again. I bought this to participate in a Homer outdoor read-aloud festival. June 1, 1997 ... Alexander Pope assumed a momentous risk. Confused !!! My first time reading this classic. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. The Iliad of Homer. I highly recommend both the Iliad, and particularly this edition. The Introduction alone is good enough to justify the price of the book. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Thrilling, engaging, enthralling story, couldn’t put it down, except to work and sleep and eat and use the lavatory. Please try again. -- In the kindle version. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. I will say I may be biased toward classical literature as opposed to the meaningless drivel which passes for literature these days, I mean who could compare the Iliad with Harry Potter or Twilight or whatever other ridiculousness is available. Illustrated by Flaxman's Designs 1899 Contents Summary Introduction. This translation is decent (I had to read the poetic translations for academic work) for a general reading, and very enjoyable. In short: In 2015, this is the best translation to get. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 26, 2019. Something went wrong. Homer's epic will engage you, break your heart, and raise a lot of good questions about warfare. Steven Shankman provides scholarly critical apparatus for this Penguin English Poets edition, which is based on the 1743 edition that contains the poet's final revisions. -- In the kindle version. Unable to add item to List. The Trial … I don't know what's up with all the negative reviews here, I thought Fagels' translation was vivid, modern, and muscular. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 25, 2018. A must-read for anyone remotely interested in ancient cultures, the Greek pantheon, and - frankly - any kind of literature. The wrong voice for an audio book can be a killer. Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Steven Shankman provides scholarly critical apparatus for this Penguin English Poets edition, which is based on the 1743 edition that contains the poet's final revisions. Do yourself a favour and order the Deluxe Paperback. It's so much clearer to read than Pope or Chapman's. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 5, 2018. There's a problem loading this menu right now. The Iliad of Homer (Translated by Alexander Pope) [Homer] on Amazon.com. In short: In 2015, this is the best translation to get. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Before I begin, a disclaimer. Please try again. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on June 25, 2018. I liked more or less everything about it. We've got you covered with our map collection.

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