The recounting of the Trajan War and Odysseus's trip are engaging to new and repeating listeners. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. The Fitzgerald translation is brilliant, rendered beautifully by Dan Stevens' expressive voice. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Instead he has attempted to capture the native meaning of the text itself and has shown himself judicious and consistent in his treatment of epithets, recurring lines, and other singularities of Homeric epic. Combining the skills of a poet and scholar, Robert Fagles brings the energy of contemporary language to this enduring heroic epic. I can't wait to listen to the companion version of The Odyssey.
Which character — as performed by Anthony Heald — was your favorite? Imagine a hero, that is practically unstoppable. The listener becomes totally immersed in the adventure and drama of the story - this is the way The Iliad was meant to be experienced. There is also a satisfying ending, which seems rare for the genre. Fitzgerald's rendering speaks directly to the modern listener, inviting us to share the excitement, adventure, and human tears as Aeneas, the warrior hero, escapes from the burning city of Troy, embarks on a long and perilous journey, and eventually, triumphantly establishes a new nation: Rome. He no longer cares about status or shame, or, for that matter, about eating or sleeping. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.
Men and Gods, all iconic. The terrible and long-drawn-out siege of Troy remains one of the classic campaigns. The spine may show signs of wear. Their value lies chiefly in the poetry itself, moving from sublime passages about the gods and heroic exploits to passages expressing deep human emotion. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Gods' intervention only seems to prolong the war as Apollo protects Troy and Zeus sides with the invading Achaeans and thus prolonging human suffering.
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But in addition to the horror, tragedy, and waste of war, Homer also evokes its appeal: 'Take a fresh grip on courage! It was worth every minute spent reading it. Everything else was a tad dry for my liking. Chapter two was particularly uninteresting to me as it was a listing of all the ships and the linage of their Captains who traveled with Agamemnon to Troy. It consists of 100 cantos, and after an introductory canto they are divided into three sections. Athena then pulls Achilles' hair and tells him just to threaten Agamemnon 'Sack of wine, you with your cur's eyes and your antelope heart!. It also took me quite a while to get down which warriors were on which side and I'm not sure I ever figured out which gods were on which side.
Not as good as Homer's Odyssey, this one is still worth reading if for no other reason than is it a literary landmark. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Two of the mighty Greek warriors are named Aias. Every time one reads The Iliad, it excites, shocks, moves, and pleases. He names the many who die on both sides. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.
Jeder Nutzer kann den Probemonat nur einmal in Anspruch nehmen. A must read for cultural literacy and share entertainment value. I don't read Greek, so I can only base my assessment on how it works as an English poem. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Do read this, especially the translation by Robert Fagles, to discover one of the most important works in Western literature history.
Everything about this book just makes you think and rethink what you have already thought! A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. We live in pain and suffering for gods' sport, as another Greek poet said. In the end I just didn't care for it but it is Homer and there is worse due to the historical interest and so I am giving it two stars. He does read an interesting 90-minute introduction by Herbert J. Details zum Angebot Wählen Sie im Probemonat ein kostenloses Hörbuch Ihrer Wahl. The epic tells the story of a group of refugees from the ruined city of Troy, whose attempts to reach a promised land in the West are continually frustrated by the hostile goddess Juno. I would call it crystalline, because the language has many sharply-edged facets.