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"The finest translation of Homer ever made into the English language."--William Arrowsmith "Certainly the best modern verse translation."--Gilbert Highet "This magnificent translation of Homer's epic poem . . . will appeal to admirers of Homer and the classics, and the multitude who always wanted to read the great Iliad but never got around to doing so."--The American Book Collector "Perhaps closer to Homer in every way than any other version made in English."--Peter Green, The New Republic "The feat is decisive that it ...

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Jan 16, 2009


Reverberates deeply. Jonathan Shay's book, "Achilles in Viet Nam," in his analysis of The Iliad, is a lense for understanding the warriors of our own time.

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