The Complete Works of Homer The Complete Works of Homer

The Complete Works of Homer

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Publisher Description

This collection offers scholars the Classical Greek text of Homer’s work for the first time, as well as multiple English translations of all of Homer’s extant works, including rare apocrypha texts available nowhere else in digital format. The Great Grandfather of all literature, Homer is a monumental writer that has shaped the works of thousands of others. This Delphi edition is a MUST for all book lovers across the world.


* Seven translations of ‘The Iliad’ and five translations of ‘the Odyssey’

* includes Chapman’s original eighteenth century translation, first time in digital print!

* both verse and prose translations, allowing you to explore different interpretations of the Ancient poet’s work

* features Charles Lamb’s children’s adaptation of ‘The Odyssey’

* character pages, aiding your reading of the texts

* every translation has its own Table of Contents, enabling you to navigate between the different texts with ease

* includes ‘The Homeric Hymns’ – the rare ancient poems ascribed to Homer, with their own contents table

* includes Homer’s Epigrams – available nowhere else

* discover the surviving fragments of Homer’s lost epics in Evelyn-White’s scholarly translation – previously printed in the Loeb Classical Library

* includes other rare poems attributed to Homer, such as ‘The Battle of Frogs and Mice’

* even includes the original Greek texts of ‘The Iliad’, ‘The Odyssey’ and ‘The Homeric Hymns’ – and ALL with their own contents tables

* special Greek pronunciation pages – now you can read and hear the true sound of Homer’s 2700 year-old poetry!

* hundreds of images relating to Homer, his poetry and the Trojan Epic Cycle

* concise introductions to all of the works, setting them in context

* scholarly ordering of texts, with a front no-nonsense Master table of contents

 

CONTENTS

 

The Translations

THE ILIAD

CAST OF CHARACTERS

THE ILIAD – CHAPMAN’S TRANSLATION

THE ILIAD – POPE’S TRANSLATION

THE ILIAD – COWPER’S TRANSLATION

THE ILIAD – BUTLER’S TRANSLATION

THE ILIAD – LANG’S TRANSLATION

THE ILIAD – BUCKLEY’S TRANSLATION

THE ILIAD – DERBY’S TRANSLATION

 

THE ODYSSEY

CAST OF CHARACTERS

THE ODYSSEY – POPE’S TRANSLATION

THE ODYSSEY – COWPER’S TRANSLATION

THE ODYSSEY – LANG’S TRANSLATION

THE ODYSSEY – BUTLER’S TRANSLATION

THE ADVENTURES OF ULYSSES – CHARLES LAMB

 

THE HOMERIC HYMNS

HOMER’S EPIGRAMS

FRAGMENTS OF LOST EPIC POEMS

THE WAR OF THE TITANS

THE STORY OF OEDIPUS

THE THEBAID

THE EPIGONI

THE CYPRIA

THE AETHIOPIS

THE LITTLE ILIAD

THE SACK OF ILIUM

THE RETURNS

THE TELEGONY

NON-EPIC POEMS ATTRIBUTED TO HOMER

THE EXPEDITION OF AMPHIARAUS

THE TAKING OF OECHALIA

THE PHOCAIS

THE MARGITES

THE CERCOPES

THE BATTLE OF FROGS AND MICE

THE CONTEST OF HOMER AND HESIOD

 

The Original Greek Texts

PRONOUNCING ANCIENT GREEK

The Iliad in Greek

The Odyssey in Greek

The Homeric Hymns in Greek

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2013
13 August
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
3,412
Pages
PUBLISHER
Delphi Classics
SIZE
23.5
MB

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