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Homer, the legendary author of 'The Iliad' and 'The Odyssey', was regarded by the ancient Greeks to be the first and greatest of the epic poets. His works have shaped the course of Western literature, influencing countless writers of the two millennia since they were first composed. Delphi's Ancient Classics series provides eReaders with the treasures of the Classical world, with both English translations and the original Greek texts. This comprehensive eBook presents Homer's complete extant works, with beautiful illustrations, informative introductions, a special dual Greek and English section and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 4)

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Homer's life and works

* Features the complete extant works of Homer, in both English translation and the original Greek

* Concise introductions to the epic poems and other works

* Provides both verse and prose translations of 'The Iliad' and 'The Odyssey'

* Multiple translations of the epic poems: 8 translations of 'The Iliad' and 6 translations of 'The Odyssey'

* Includes Augustus Taber Murray's translations of both epics, which previously appeared in Loeb Classical Library editions of Homer's works

* Character notes on major figures of the Trojan Epic Cycle

* Images of famous paintings inspired by Homer's works

* Excellent formatting of the texts

* Easily locate the poems or sections you want to read with individual contents tables

* Includes Homer's rare spurious works and fragments, first time in digital print

* Provides a special dual English and Greek text of 'The Iliad' and 'The Odyssey', allowing readers to compare the sections paragraph by paragraph - ideal for students

* Features 6 bonus biographies and critical works - immerse yourself in Homer's ancient world

* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

* UPDATED with improved Chapman, Pope, Cowper and Buckley translations.

CONTENTS:

The Translations

THE ILIAD

CAST OF CHARACTERS

THE ILIAD - Chapman's Translation

THE ILIAD - Pope's Translation

THE ILIAD - Cowper's Translation

THE ILIAD - Butler's Translation

THE ILIAD - Lang's Translation

THE ILIAD - Buckley's Translation

THE ILIAD - Derby's Translation

THE ILIAD - Murray's Translation

THE ODYSSEY

CAST OF CHARACTERS

THE ODYSSEY - Pope's Translation

THE ODYSSEY - Cowper's Translation

THE ODYSSEY - Lang's Translation

THE ODYSSEY - Butler's Translation

THE ODYSSEY - Murray's Translation

THE ADVENTURES OF ULYSSES - Charles Lamb

THE HOMERIC HYMNS

FRAGMENTS AND SPURIOUS WORKS

HOMER'S EPIGRAMS

FRAGMENTS OF LOST EPIC POEMS

THE WAR OF THE TITANS

THE STORY OF OEDIPUS

THE THEBAID

THE EPIGONI

THE CYPRIA

THE AETHIOPIS

THE LITTLE ILIAD

THE SACK OF ILIUM

THE RETURNS

THE TELEGONY

NON-EPIC POEMS ATTRIBUTED TO HOMER

THE EXPEDITION OF AMPHIARAUS

THE TAKING OF OECHALIA

THE PHOCAIS

THE MARGITES

THE CERCOPES

THE BATTLE OF FROGS AND MICE

THE CONTEST OF HOMER AND HESIOD

The Greek Texts

PRONOUNCING ANCIENT GREEK

LIST OF GREEK TEXTS

The Dual Texts

DUAL GREEK AND ENGLISH TEXTS

The Biographies and Criticism

THE WORLD OF HOMER by Andrew Lang

HOMER AND HIS AGE by Andrew Lang

HOMER AND THE EPIC by Charles Burton Gulick

HOMER AND CLASSICAL PHILOLOGY by Friedrich Nietzsche

HOMER by T. W. Lumb

HOMER AND THEOCRITUS by William Ernest Henley

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