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The Iliad  free pdf Since it was first published more than forty years ago, Robert Fitzgerald's prizewinning translation of Homer's battle epic has become a classic in its own right: a standard against which all other versions of "The Iliad" are compared. This definitive translation of Homer's epic is timeless in its authority and always fresh in its vivid rendering of the preeminent war story of the Western world.In keeping with the oral tradition of the time, Dan Stevens's extraordinary narration makes this epic tale come alive. The listener becomes totally immersed in the adventure and drama of the story this is the way "The Iliad" was meant to be experienced. Also included on the program is a portion of the poem read in ancient Greek so that listeners may experience the lyricism and music of the original language."

About Homer

ROBERT FITZGERALD's versions of "The Iliad," "The Odyssey," "The Aeneid," and the "Oedipus "plays of Sophocles (with Dudley Fitts) are prized by scholars and general readers alike. An admired poet and teacher of writing, he died in 1985.Dan Stevens is a film, television, and theater actor whose many celebrated performances include "Downton Abbey"'s Matthew Crawley. On stage, Stevens has appeared in numerous Shakespeare productions for the Peter Hall Company as well as West End revivals of "Arcadia "and "The Vortex. "He starred in the 2012 Broadway hit "The Heiress "and is a regular columnist for the "Daily Telegraph." His previous audio credits include Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein "and Ken Follett's "Fall of Giants. "

Details Book

Author : Homer
Publisher : MacMillan Audio
Data Published : 16 September 2014
ISBN : 1427229457
EAN : 9781427229458
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 11 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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