|Publisher||: Wordsworth Editions|
|Total Pages||: 982|
|Rating||: 4/5 (78 Downloads)|
Book excerpt: Homer bidding farewell to his wife, Odysseus bound to the mast, Penelope at the loom, Achilles dragging Hector's body round the walls of Troy - scenes from Homer have been portrayed in every generation. Chapman's translations are argued to be two of the liveliest and readable.