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The Iliad and The Odyssey (Fagles translation)

The Iliad and The Odyssey (Fagles translation)

The Iliad and The Odyssey (Fagles translation) by Homer

The Iliad and The Odyssey (Fagles translation)



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ISBN: 9780670779642
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
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Buy | Borrow | Accept | Avoid Challenges: 100+ Reading, Hogwarts Reading Challenge, Reading The Odyssey picks up where The Iliad leaves off, and follows Odysseus as he tries to make his way back home to Ithaca, where his faithful wife fends off suitors and his young son is slowly becoming a man. I found the Iliad shockingly human, from the characters' sulkiness to their blood on the dusty battlefield. They populate the poem, mingle with average humanity: god-sired and goddess-born heroes. The Iliad Homer Translated from the Greek by Robert Fagles, 1990. Robert Fagles' translation of “The Aeneid” is a worthy successor to his excellent translations of “The Iliad” and “The Odyssey.” Most of what I could say about these three works has been said many, many times. Fagles is best known for his masterful translations of Homer's epics the Iliad and the Odyssey. Professor, poet, and academic Robert Fagles passed on Wednesday, March 29th, from prostate cancer. In a modern English poetic form," intended for first-time readers of the Homeric epics. Lawrence's prose, translation of The Odyssey. Title: The Odyssey Author: Homer, translated by Robert Fagles Publisher: Penguin Classics Release Date: 17th century BCE Date Finished: 27 November 2010. I've read the Odyssey but never this one. Given that criteria, I like Fagles' translation of The Iliad best of the half-dozen I've read, and have to call a draw between Fitzgerald's verse, and T.E. Arma virumque cano…Robert Fagles, who unleashed what some of us consider the supremely Howardian gifts of intensity and immediacy on The Iliad (1990), The Odyssey (1996), and The Aeneid (2006), died this week. Of Stanley Lombardo and Robert Fagles)? Johnston does not provide a translator's preface for either his Iliad or Odyssey, but the back of both books states that his translation provides "an accurate text . In what follows I will consider these three features, and draw upon the translations of Lombardo, Fagles and Fitzgerald for comparison. Never having read many of the ancient classics in my college studies, Homer's Iliad & The Odyssey have long been on my oft-postponed, must-read list. Well, here I am, back again, with Robert Fagles's translation of the Iliad.





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