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The Iliad - The Fitzgerald Translation

Homer

Since it was first published more than forty years ago, Robert Fitzgerald's prizewinning translation of Homer's battle epic has become a classic in its own right: a standard against which all other versions of The Iliad are compared. This definitive translation of Homer's epic is timeless in its authority and always fresh in its vivid rendering of the preeminent war story of the Western world. In keeping with the oral tradition of the time, Dan Stevens's extraordinary narration makes this epic tale come alive. The listener becomes totally immersed in the adventure and drama of the story - this is the way The Iliad was meant to be experienced. Also included on the program is a portion of the poem read in ancient Greek so that listeners may experience the lyricism and music of the original language.

Since it was first published more than forty years ago, Robert Fitzgerald's prizewinning translation of Homer's battle epic has become a classic in its own right: a standard against which all other versions of The Iliad are compared. This definitive translation of Homer's epic is timeless in its authority and always fresh in its vivid rendering of the preeminent war story of the Western world. In keeping with the oral tradition of the time, Dan Stevens's extraordinary narration makes this epic tale come alive. The listener becomes totally immersed in the adventure and drama of the story - this is the way The Iliad was meant to be experienced. Also included on the program is a portion of the poem read in ancient Greek so that listeners may experience the lyricism and music of the original language.
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Since it was first published more than forty years ago, Robert Fitzgerald's prizewinning translation of Homer's battle epic has become a classic in its own right: a standard against which all other versions of The Iliad are compared. This definitive translation of Homer's epic is timeless in its authority and always fresh in its vivid rendering of the preeminent war story of the Western world. In keeping with the oral tradition of the time, Dan Stevens's extraordinary narration makes this epic tale come alive. The listener becomes totally immersed in the adventure and drama of the story - this is the way The Iliad was meant to be experienced. Also included on the program is a portion of the poem read in ancient Greek so that listeners may experience the lyricism and music of the original language.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Dan Stevens

Length:

13h 59m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:47


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

36:42


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

51:22


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

26:44


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

30:24


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

45:52


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

28:53


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

26:18


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

29:51


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

38:51


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

28:18


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

44:32


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

23:13


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

42:20


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

27:08


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

38:00


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

45:34


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

39:10


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

33:09


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

21:43


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

26:05


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

31:57


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

28:05


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

45:52


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

44:09


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:44


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

01:09