The Iliad of Homer, Rendered into English Blank Verse

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Homer

Narrated By: Michael Armenta

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: August 2016

Duration: 25 hours 14 minutes

Summary:

"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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