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The Iliad of Homer, Rendered into English Blank Verse

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It must equally be considered a splendid performance; and for the present we have no hesitation in saying that it is by far the best representation of Homer's Iliad in the English language. - London Times, 1865 "The merits of Lord Derby's translation may be summed up in one word, it is eminently attractive; it is instinct with life; it may be read with fervent interest; it is immeasurably nearer than Pope to the text of the original. Lord Derby has given a version far more closely allied to the original, and superior to any that has yet been attempted in the blank verse of our language." - Edinburgh Review, January 1865.

It must equally be considered a splendid performance; and for the present we have no hesitation in saying that it is by far the best representation of Homer's Iliad in the English language. - London Times, 1865 "The merits of Lord Derby's translation may be summed up in one word, it is eminently attractive; it is instinct with life; it may be read with fervent interest; it is immeasurably nearer than Pope to the text of the original. Lord Derby has given a version far more closely allied to the original, and superior to any that has yet been attempted in the blank verse of our language." - Edinburgh Review, January 1865.
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It must equally be considered a splendid performance; and for the present we have no hesitation in saying that it is by far the best representation of Homer's Iliad in the English language. - London Times, 1865 "The merits of Lord Derby's translation may be summed up in one word, it is eminently attractive; it is instinct with life; it may be read with fervent interest; it is immeasurably nearer than Pope to the text of the original. Lord Derby has given a version far more closely allied to the original, and superior to any that has yet been attempted in the blank verse of our language." - Edinburgh Review, January 1865.

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

25h 11m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

10:13


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:02:37


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

46:36


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

35:24


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

45:45


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

50:26


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

42:14


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

41:44


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

48:33


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

46:40


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

53:21


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

01:06:30


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

52:52


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

45:15


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

37:25


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

41:42


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

47:29


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

32:55


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

49:52


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

41:48


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

31:32


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

44:32


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

38:54


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

01:09:25


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

57:55


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

40:28


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

48:06


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

59:57


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

51:27


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

44:26


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

43:32


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

53:50


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

28:25