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The Iliad

Slip-cased Edition

Homer Samuel Butler

384 pages
Arcturus Publishing Limited

Beautiful hardback edition in slipcase with foil embossing making a wonderful gift.

To this day Ancient Greek literature is considered one of the highest examples of culture and is the bedrock upon which much European and western culture and literature is built, rendering it continually culturally significant and important.

Author Bio

Homer is reputed to be the author of both the Odyssey and its prequel, the Iliad. Although no biographical details have been discovered, he is believed to have been an historical figure whose poems were transmitted in song, following the Ancient Greek oral tradition.

Samuel Butler (1935-1902) was an English writer and translator, best known for his novels Erewhon and Way of the Flesh as well as his highly accessible prose translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey.