Book Title: The Iliad

Author: Homer

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Book Description: A new, 21st century verse translation of Homer's epic work, translated by Michael Heumann.

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Book Description

There is no greater introduction to world literature than Homer’s Iliad. The great epic poem tells the story of the Bronze Age war between the Achaeans (Greeks) and Trojans, the great warriors who did the fighting, the woman they were fighting for (and fighting over), and the gods who egged them on.

This is a new, 21st century verse translation by Michael Heumann.  It seeks to retain the spirit and language of Homer’s original Greek while making it readable and enjoyable for a modern audience.

Michael Heumann is a Professor of English at Imperial Valley College in California. He holds a PhD in English from the University of California, Riverside. This is his first translation.

Author

Homer

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Subject

Ancient, classical and medieval texts

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Title
The Iliad
Author
Homer
Translator
Michael Heumann
License

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The Iliad by Michael Heumann is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

© 2021 Michael Heumann
ISBN: 978-1-737-04890-9 (Paperback)
ISBN: 978-1-737-04891-6 (EPUB)
ISBN: 978-1-737-04892-3 (MOBI)
ISBN: 978-1-737-04893-0 (Digital PDF)

Primary Subject
Ancient, classical and medieval texts
Additional Subject(s)
Ancient Greek religion and mythology, Ancient Greek and Roman literature, Translation and interpretation, Epic, Classic and pre-20th century poetry
Publisher
Translated by Michael Heumann
Publication Date
June 1, 2021