The Iliad and the Odyssey Boxed Set

The Iliad and the Odyssey Boxed Set

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Overview


A stunning set of Homer’s epics, brilliantly translated by a leading ancient world scholar.

Hailed by reviewers and readers alike, Peter Green’s landmark translations of Homer’s timeless epics are now available for the first time in this striking and sleekly designed collector-worthy set. With the verve and pathos of the original oral tradition, Green captures the beauty and complexity, the surging thunder and quiet lyricism, of the Iliad and the Odyssey for a new generation of readers. The translations are vivid and careful, accurate without being out of reach, while the detailed synopses and notes include perceptive observations about Homer’s characters and themes. This widely acclaimed, must-have collection will be a treasured addition to every reader’s bookshelf.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520306653
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 05/31/2019
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 1145
Sales rank: 365,526
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 3.70(d)

About the Author


Peter Green is Dougherty Centennial Professor Emeritus of Classics at the University of Texas at Austin. One of the most prolific scholars of the ancient world, he is the author of both historical studies and translations of poetry, including The Poems of Catullus, Apollonios's The Argonautika, and Homer's The Iliad, all by UC Press.

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