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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian02 Oct 2023 10:18 p.m. PST

The Iliad by Homer, translated by Emily Wilson review a bravura feat

The Guardian: link

CeruLucifus03 Oct 2023 6:07 a.m. PST

Sounds interesting, I may pick this up.

Grelber03 Oct 2023 10:04 a.m. PST

I've been painting my Mycenaeans; maybe I need to buy this edition as further inspiration!


JAFD2603 Oct 2023 11:32 a.m. PST

Another good review at

and Ms. Wilson reading the first lines of the Iliad, in the original, here

batesmotel3403 Oct 2023 3:22 p.m. PST

Another useful review that discusses the trade offs that translation requires: link

42flanker04 Oct 2023 7:06 p.m. PST

If you have access to BBC Sounds, this is a original take on the climax of the tale- the death of Patroclus and Hector-
Rod Smith's 'The Brummie Iliad' (Radio 3)


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