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  • The Iliad

  • By: Homer, Alexander Pope - translator
  • Narrated by: Michael Page
  • Length: 20 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 22

One of the foremost achievements in Western literature, Homer's Iliad tells the story of the darkest episode in the Trojan War. At its center is Achilles, the greatest warrior-champion of the Greeks, and his refusal to fight after being humiliated by his leader, Agamemnon.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The beauty of Pope's Iliad made audible.

  • By Jlongtorso on 05-22-14

An excellent audio book for an epic poem.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-12-15

An excellent narration for an epic poem, translated by Alexander Pope, whose control over verse is unparalleled.

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