1756 Homer Iliad Greek Mythology English Alexander Pope Illustrated MAPS Troy

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A fine18th-century Pope edition of Homer’s ‘Iliad’.

 

Homer, a legendary Greek poet, is responsible for two of the most memorable poems of mythology, the ‘Odyssey’ and the ‘Iliad’. These two poems focus on Greek mythological heroes, their military conquests, and involvement in the Trojan War. Each of these titles have been printed and reprinted countless times.

 

Alexander Pope was a famous 18th-century English poet known for his translation of Homer. According to Samuel Johnson, the Pope translation is

‘the greatest translation ever achieved in English or in any other language!’ (Wills)

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1756 Homer Iliad Greek Mythology English Alexander Pope Illustrated MAPS Troy

 

A fine18th-century Pope edition of Homer’s ‘Iliad’.

 

Homer, a legendary Greek poet, is responsible for two of the most memorable poems of mythology, the ‘Odyssey’ and the ‘Iliad’. These two poems focus on Greek mythological heroes, their military conquests, and involvement in the Trojan War. Each of these titles have been printed and reprinted countless times.

 

Alexander Pope was a famous 18th-century English poet known for his translation of Homer. According to Samuel Johnson, the Pope translation is

‘the greatest translation ever achieved in English or in any other language!’ (Wills)

 

Item number: #13658

Price: $599

 

HOMER

 

The Iliad of Homer. Translated by Alexander Pope

 

London: printed for Henry Lintot, 1756.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes
    • I – [30], 66, 231, [1]
      • 9 engraved plates
    • II – 239, [1]
      • 5 engraved plates
    • References: Garry Wills, On Reading Pope’s Homer;
    • Language: English
    • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
    • Size: ~6.75in X 4.25in (17cm x 10.5cm)

 

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13658

Categories

Classical Greco-Roman

Arts & Architecture

Authors

HOMER

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete