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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 3)

* 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 Murray’s translations of ‘The Iliad’ and ‘The Odyssey’
* UPDATED with Dual Greek and English section
* UPDATED with 6 biographical and critical works

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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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