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English translations of the Iliad

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by emason, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. emason

    emason Well-Known Member

    Any suggestions for a good one? I want to get a friend a translation for Christmas but I don't know which one to pick. I understand there may be a new one out.

    Thanks in advance for any help.
  2. Vagabond

    Vagabond Well-Known Member

    I like the Lattimore translation. I've never read any of the others, but this webpage has links that will help you compare some of the different translations and let you judge for yourself.
  3. emason

    emason Well-Known Member

    Thanks so much. I'll check it out.