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    The Iliad (Richmond Lattimore tr) (University of Chicago). Home · The Iliad ( Richmond Lattimore tr) Report copyright / DMCA form · DOWNLOAD EPUB. This long-awaited new edition of Lattimore's Iliad is designed to bring the book into the twenty-first century—while leaving the poem as firmly. Editorial Reviews. Review. "Both lucid and learned, Lattimore writes with a certain grace, . I rate the translation 5-stars, though I was initially tempted to rate this ebook edition of it at least one star lower because of its formatting. As very good.

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    Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Iliad by Homer. No cover available Download This eBook. [Matching item] The Iliad of Homer / translated with an introduction by Richmond Lattimore. London: Printed by W. Bowyer, for Bernard Lintott,, This long-awaited new edition of Lattimore's Iliad is designed to bring the book into the twenty-first century—while leaving the poem as firmly rooted in ancient.

    In , Lattimore sent an early version of book 1 to Fred Wieck, humanities editor at the University of Chicago Press. Wieck's enthusiastic response encouraged him to complete the translation. The Press expedited production of a cheaper, paperback edition, in part at the request of Columbia University, which wanted to use it for its required Humanities core curriculum. The handsome volume was much admired although some critics were shocked by the drawings. One claimed that Baskin had created "a gallery of heroes as far removed from Flaxman's as is the translator's work from that of Pope. University of Chicago Press. Lattimore explains that he is "interested in the idea of translating Homer" and offers to send for consideration by the Press the first book of the Iliad, which he has "experimentally translated. University of Chicago classicist David Grene was "enthusiastic" in his assessment of Lattimore's translation. He remarked that there was a strong market for a new translation and that Lattimore avoided the "archaisms" that characterized the L. Meyers translation currently in classroom use. Prospectus for Richmond Lattimore. This promotional piece includes Lattimore's statement on the aims of this translation and advance praise from early readers.

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