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    The Iliad (Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions) (Paperback) By (author) Homer, Translated by Robert Fagles, Introduction and notes by Bernard Knox

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    DescriptionOne of the greatest epics in Western literature, "The Iliad" recounts the story of the Trojan wars. This timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods battling amidst devastation and destruction, as it moves to its tragic conclusion. In his introduction, Bernard Knox observes that although the violence of the Iliad is grim and relentless, it co-exists with both images of civilized life and a poignant yearning for peace.


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    Title
    The Iliad
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Homer, Translated by Robert Fagles, Introduction and notes by Bernard Knox
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 704
    Width: 145 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 56 mm
    Weight: 816 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780140275360
    ISBN 10: 0140275363
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    BIC subject category V2: DSC
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
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    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    LC classification: PA4025.A2
    BIC subject category V2: DSBB
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AHA
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, THEO/SECULR
    DC22: 883.01
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    B&T General Subject: 640
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 90
    DC22: 883/.01
    DC21: 883.01
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POE005030
    LC classification: PA4025.A2 F33 1998
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    BISAC V2.8: POE008000
    BIC subject category V2: 2AHA
    Thema V1.0: DSBB, DSC, DCF
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Illustrations note
    illustrations geneal. table, maps
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    PENGUIN CLASSICS
    Publication date
    29 April 1999
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Homer (8th century BC), Greek epic poet to whom are attributed both the Iliad and the Odyssey. Robert Fagles was awarded the PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for Translation and a 1996 Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Art and Letters. Bernard Knox is a renowned classicist.