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By Homer

ISBN-10: 038505940X

ISBN-13: 9780385059404

Anger be now your music, immortal one,
Akhilleus' anger, doomed and ruinous,
that brought on the Akhaians loss on sour loss
and crowded courageous souls into the undergloom,
leaving such a lot of useless men-carrion
for canine and birds; and the need of Zeus was once done.
-Lines 1-6

Since it used to be first released greater than twenty-five years in the past, Robert Fitzgerald's prizewinning translation of Homer's conflict epic has turn into a vintage in its personal correct: a customary opposed to which all different types of The Iliad are in comparison. Fitzgerald's paintings is out there, ironic, trustworthy, written in a fast vernacular clean verse that "makes Homer dwell as by no means before" (Library Journal).

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Anger be now your tune, immortal one,
Akhilleus' anger, doomed and ruinous,
that prompted the Akhaians loss on sour loss
and crowded courageous souls into the undergloom,
leaving such a lot of lifeless men-carrion
for canines and birds; and the need of Zeus used to be done.
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Since it was once first released greater than twenty-five years in the past, Robert Fitzgerald's prizewinning translation of Homer's conflict epic has turn into a vintage in its personal correct: a customary opposed to which all different models of The Iliad are in comparison. Fitzgerald's paintings is obtainable, ironic, devoted, written in a rapid vernacular clean verse that "makes Homer reside as by no means before" (Library Journal).

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And vaulted down from his car at once with all his gear. But when Alexandros caught sight of him emerging from the ranks, his heart misgaye, and he recoiled on his companions, not to incur the deadly clash. A man who stumbles upon a viper in a mountain glen will jump aside: a trembling takes his knees, pallor his cheeks; he backs and backs a'vay. In the same way Alexandros paced bacln~ard into the Trojan lines and edged among them, dreading the son of Atreus. Hektor watched and said in scorn: "You bad-luck charm!

And the people of Lower Thebes, the city ringed with walls, BOOK TWO Assembly a1ld Muster of Armies and great Ongkhestos where Poseidon's grove glitters; and people, too, of Arne, rich in purple winegrapes, and the men of i\lideia, Kisa the blest, and coastal Anthedon. All these had fifty ships. One hundred twenty Boiotian fighters came in every ship. Their neighbors of Aspledon, then, and Minyan Orkh6menos, Askalaphos their captain with Ulmenos, both sons of Ares, both conceived in Aktor's manor by se\'ere Astyokhe, who kept a tryst with Ares in the \vomen's rooms above, where secretly the strong god lay beside her.

Would to god you had! LIXES 13-70 Better than living this way in dishonor, in everyone's contempt. i'o,,, they can laugh, Akhaians who thought you were a first-rate man, a champion, going by looks-and no backbone, no staying po,ver 15 111 you. _---\Vere you thls when you made up your cre,Ys and crossed the sea in the long ships, for trafficking abroad? And when you then brought home a lovely woman from a far land: a girl already married whose brother-in-law and husband were great soldiers? Ruin for your father and all his realm, joy for o~r enemies, and shame for you!

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