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    The Iliad: v.1 (Loeb Classical Library) (Hardback)(English / Greek, Ancient (to 1453)) By (author) Homer, Revised by William F. Wyatt, Translated by A.T. Murray

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    DescriptionHere is a new Loeb Classical Library edition of Homer's stirring heroic account of the Trojan war and its passions. The eloquent and dramatic epic poem captures the terrible anger of Achilles, "the best of the Achaeans," over a grave insult to his personal honor and relates its tragic result--a chain of consequences that proves devastating for the Greek forces besieging Troy, for noble Trojans, and for Achilles himself. The poet gives us compelling characterizations of his protagonists as well as a remarkable study of the heroic code in antiquity. The works attributed to Homer include the two oldest and greatest European epic poems, the "Odyssey" and the "Iliad." These have been published in the Loeb Classical Library for three quarters of a century, the Greek text facing a faithful and literate prose translation by A. T. Murray. William F. Wyatt now brings the Loeb's "Iliad" up to date, with a rendering that retains Murray's admirable style but is written for today's readers.

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    The Iliad: v.1
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Homer, Revised by William F. Wyatt, Translated by A.T. Murray
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 598
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 174 mm
    Thickness: 35 mm
    Weight: 422 g
    Greek, Ancient (to 1453)
    ISBN 13: 9780674995796
    ISBN 10: 0674995791

    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF, FC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
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    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GREECE
    DC22: 883.01
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    B&T General Subject: 495
    DC22: 883/.01
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    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
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    DC21: 883.01
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    BISAC V2.8: LIT004190
    B&T Approval Code: A24204000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15770
    BISAC V2.8: POE005030
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    LC classification: PA4025.A2 M85 1999
    Thema V1.0: FBC, DCF
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    01 July 1999
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass