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The epic poem details the events of the few days near the end of the Trojan war.
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"Other competent translations of Homer exist, but none accomplish what Merrill aims for: to convey to the reader-listener in translation the meaning and the sounds of Homer, coming as close as possible to the poetry of the original. Merrill accomplishes this virtuosic achievement by translating Homer's Greek into English hexameters, a process requiring not only a full understanding of the original Greek, but also an unusual mostery of the sounds, rhythms, and nuances of English." - Stephen G. Daitz, Professor Emeritus of Classics, City University of New York"Book Description:
A stunning new translation of the classic tale of the fall of Troy from one of the world's finest translators. If you enjoyed THE SONG OF ACHILLES, discover the original and the best...
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1950. Condition: new. Seller Inventory # BBB_newH_0140440143
Book Description Penguin Classics, 1950. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0140440143