Chapmans Homer



Gripping Listeners And Readers For Than 2,700 Years, The Iliad Is The Story Of The Trojan War And The Rage Of Achilles Combining The Skills Of A Poet And Scholar, Robert Fagles Brings The Energy Of Contemporary Language To This Enduring Heroic Epic If The Iliad Is The World S Greatest War Story, Then The Odyssey Is Literature S Greatest Evocation Of Every Man S Journey Through Life Here Again, Fagles Has Performed The Translator S Task Magnificently, Giving Us An Odyssey To Read Aloud, To Savor, And To Treasure For Its Sheer Lyrical Mastery Each Volume Contains A Superb Introduction With Textual And Critical Commentary By Renowned Classicist Bernard Knox.Chapmans Homer

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  • Paperback
  • 887 pages
  • Chapmans Homer
  • Homer
  • English
  • 23 July 2018
  • 1840221178

10 thoughts on “Chapmans Homer

  1. says:

    The Iliad and Odyssey, Homer The Iliad is an ancient Greek epic poem in dactylic hexameter, traditionally attributed to Homer Set during the Trojan War, the ten year siege of the city of Troy Ilium by a coalition of Greek states, it tells of the battles and events during the weeks of a quarrel between King Agamemnon and the warrior Achilles.The Iliad Characters Ajax, Odysseus, Helen of Troy, Menelaus, Paris, Hector, Achilles, Agamemnon, Aeneas, Sarpedon, Priam, Cassandra, The Iliad and Odyssey, Homer The Iliad is an ancient Greek epic poem in dactylic hexameter, traditionally attributed to Homer Set during the Trojan War, the ten year siege of the city of Troy Ilium by a coalition of Greek states, it tells of the battles and events during the weeks of a quarrel between King Agamemnon and the warrior Achilles.The Iliad Characters Ajax, Odysseus, Helen of Troy, Menelaus, Paris, Hector, Achilles, Agamemnon, Aeneas, Sarpedon, Priam, Cassandra, Patroclus, Diomedes, Ajax Oileus, Andromache, Briseis, Hecuba, Nestor, AkhilleusThe Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other work ascribed to Homer The Odyssey is fundamental to the modern Western canon, and is the second oldest extant work of Western literature the Iliad is the oldest Scholars believe the Odyssey was c...

  2. says:

    The best story ever it has everything love, romance, war, brave, handsome men, exotic places, monsters, beautiful women its all in these two stories Odysseus is my all time favorite hero, and although he is a brave hero, he has his faults and it s this combination that makes him so lovable and what makes this story one of the greatest of all time The text can be difficult to read, and following the who s who of the gods and goddesses can be quite a feat I ve read it several times, I never get The best story ever it has everything love, romance, war, brave, handsome men, exotic places, monsters, beautiful women its all in these two stories Odysseus is my all time favorite hero, and although he is a brave hero, he has his faults and it s this combination that makes him so lovable and what makes this story one of the greatest of all time The text can be difficult to read, and following the who s who of the gods and goddesses can be quite a feat I ve read ...

  3. says:

    Other than the gruesome, violent images often presented in magnificent detail hey, it is a war , I really enjoy reading Homer s epic poem Where else are we given such insight into stubborn Agamemnon, noble Hector, intelligent and well spoken Odysseus, lazy and spineless Paris, guilt ridden Helen, the wrath of the warrior Achille s and how vain he can be We can identify with Trojan and Greek alike, agonizing with both sides over the destructiveness of war We get the inside story on all the G Other than the gruesome, violent images often presented in magnificent detail hey, it is a war , I really enjoy reading Homer s epic poem Where else are we given such insight into stubborn Agamemnon, noble Hector, intelligent and well spoken Odysseus, lazy and spineless Paris, guilt ridden Helen, the wrath of the warrior Achille s and how vain he can be We can identify with Trojan and Greek alike, agonizing with both sides over the destructiveness of war We get the inside story on all the Greek and Trojan heroes and what makes them tick And best of all, we get a behind the scenes, humorous look at the Greek gods their strengths, weaknesses and all the squabbles and...

  4. says:

    It didn t take me long to figure out that I m not a Homer girl I think the problem was partly that after years of taking in entertaining, probably dumbed down versions of the stories, the reality ended up a bit of a let down Another problem was I had trouble liking any of the characters Achilles Hector Even Odysseus Ugh Whiney, deceitful, and not very likeable The Iliad was pretty painful to get through I forced myself ...

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    The translation was pretty readable This is part of the Great Books of the western world Collection that I have set out to read.Ulysses is my favorite Greek hero.Always was always will be I read parts of some butchered version in high school but this one seems to have satisfied my goddess needs.I think we perhaps need some revitalization of the sentiments present in these books to save America from going down the cultural tubes When the Odyssey is replaced with the jersey Shore cannot possi The translation was pretty readable This is part of the Great Books of the western world Collection that I have set out to read.Ulysses is my favorite ...

  6. says:

    The Iliad and the Odyssey keeps you on the edge of your seat from the beginning of the story to the end I m not into books like this one but I LOVED this book The adventure, mystery, and the understanding of pre history are great for anyone who wants to read this book All these things made me want to read the book over again and even write a book review on it First the adventure is wild from the start Fighting the Cyclopes and winning made me think that no matter what the size of the pers The Iliad and the Odyssey keeps you on the edge of your seat from the beginning of the story to the end I m not into books like this one but I LOVED this book The adventure, mystery, and the understanding of pre history are great for anyone who wants to read this book All these things made me want to read the book over again and even write a book review on it First the adventure is wild from the start Fighting the Cyclopes and winning made me think that no matter what the size of the person or object I can win if I put my mind to ...

  7. says:

    It s a damn Greek tragedy The Iliad takes us through the battle of Troy and the Greek invasion We are able to Marvel at great warriors like Hector and Achilles We are able to hear of their struggles and their woes and eventually their deaths.The Odyssey takes us through the 10 year struggle to return home after the Trojan War has ended Odysseus battles mystical creatures and the Wrath of the Gods as he tries desperately to come back home to his throne.Homer is definitely a master of the Greek It s a damn Greek tragedy The Iliad takes us through the battle of Troy and the Greek invasion We are able to Marvel at great warriors like Hector and Achilles We are able to hear of their struggles and their woes and eventually their deaths.The Odyssey takes us through the 10 year struggle to return home after the Trojan War has ended Odysseus battles mystical creatures and the Wrath of the Gods ...

  8. says:

    The Iliad and the Odyssey are, of course, must reads It s hard to comment on classics like these, but, for those who haven t yet read them I think the Odyssey isentertaining than the Iliad because the action continue...

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    3.5 I only read The Odyssey this time through I haven t read it since high school and have been wanting to read it again It is obviously well written and a classic The legend epic style is different from what I normally read, but I enjoyed it As a female though I couldn t help but get annoyed with Odysseus sleeping with goddesses etc while Penelope is pining away for him Although, I also got annoyed at Penelope s inability to send the suitors away, so maybe they were meant for each oth 3.5 I only read The Odyssey this time through I haven t read it since high school and have been wanting to read it again It is obviously well wr...

  10. says:

    Together these two works attributed to Homer are considered among the oldest surviving works of Western literature, dating to probably the eighth century BCE, and are certainly among the most influential I can t believe I once found Homer boring In my defense, I was a callow teen, and having a book assigned in school often tends to perversely make you hate it But then I had a Keats conversion experience Keats famously wrote a poem in tribute to a translation of Homer by Chapman who, Keats Together these two works attributed to Homer are considered among the oldest surviving works of Western literature, dating to probably the eighth century BCE, and are certainly among the most influential I can t believe I once found Homer boring In my defense, I was a callow teen, ...

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