Compiled by Andrew Stoddart
Oxford Classical Texts
Green and Yellows
Various Notes: (York, Cliff, Max etc.)
Oxford World Classics
Aris and Phillips
Bristol Classical Press
The Icons against the books refer to their edition and in most cases the language in which they are written. Click on the images above for an explanation as what to expect from these particular editions.
(See below for order details) Epic Poet (b. 8th century BC - if at all). The battle of Troy and the subsequent exploits of the Greek hero Odysseus are to be found in the earliest examples of western literature:
Homer (Greece and Rome Studies Series Vol 4) A series of articles by leading lights (inc. Kirk, Griffin, Taplin, Hooker, Rutherford, Sharples etc) on Homer £11.99
Homer The Odyssey Loeb Books 1-12
Homer the Odyssey Books 13-24 Loeb
Homer The Iliad Books 1-12 Loeb
Homer The Iliad Books 13-24 Loeb
Hesiod Loeb Homeric Hymns, Epic Cycle and Homerica. Yes, this is Hesiod, but it also his version of the "Homeric Hymns"
Homer - Odyssey books I & II (One and two)
Homer Iliad books VIII & IX
Homer commentary to The Odyssey Vol 1 (Books 1-8) LIMITED AVAILABILITY Ed by Heubeck, West and Hainsworth There is no text with this and the next two entries, so it will be necessary to obtain and OCT (or two)
Homer commentary to The Odyssey (books 9-16) LIMITED AVAILABILITY Ed by Heubeck, West and Hainsworth
Homer commentary to The Odyssey (Books 17-24) Ed by Heubeck, West and Hainsworth
Homer Iliad Book 9
Homer The Iliad Books 1-12
Homer The Iliad Books 13-24
Homer The Odyssey Books 1-12
Homer The Odyssey Books 13-24
Homer - The Homeric Hymns
The Odyssey of Homer A verse translation edited by Albert Cook
Homer The Iliad Translated by E.V, Rieu The battle of Troy and the subsequent exploits of the Greek hero Odysseus are to be found in the earliest examples of western lite rature: The Iliad and The Odyssey. This is one of the two Penguin prose translations of the Iliad.Unlike Rieu's Odyseey this has NOT been updated and it may be preferable to both the pocket and the mind to opt for Martin Hammond's translation, below.
Homer The Iliad Translated by Martin Hammond
Homer The Iliad Translated by Alexander Pope
Homer The Odyssey. Translated by EV Rieu and updated by D Rieu and P Jones Translated by EV Rieu and updated by Rieu's son and Peter Jones. A prose translation £3.99 For examination purposes, this is almost cerainly the translation that you will require, if studying classical civilisation or Ancient history.
Homer The Odyssey. Translated by Robert Fagles. introducdtion and notes by Bernard KNOX. Described by Penguin as a "Deluxe edition" and it's a nice looking book.
Homer The Iliad. Translated by Robert Fagles £6.99 There is also a "deluxe" version (£12.99) of this, if required please enter "deluxe version" in the message box.
Homer in English Various translators of the Odyssey and Iliad, compiled in this collection, with an introduction by George Steiner.
Homer on Life and Death Jasper Griffin Classic book on '.what it means to be a hero, in life and death.'
Homer The Iliad Cliff Notes on the Iliad
Homer The Iliad York Notes on the Ilaid
Homer The Iliad Max Notes on the Iliad
Absolutely amazing series of commentaries to Homer's Iliad in six volumes (each volume is divided up into 4 books of the Iliad). There is no text so it's probably worth obtaining the two volume OCT's or Willcock's two volume text with its own commentary if you need the original Greek
Homer The Iliad Books 1-4 Series ed. G. S. Girk
Homer The Iliad Books 5-8 Series ed. G. S. Girk .
Homer The Iliad - A Commentary - Books 13-16 Series ed. G. S. Girk
Homer The Iliad - A Commentary - Books 17-20 Series ed. G. S. Girk
Homer The Iliad- A Commentary - Books 21-24 Series ed. G. S. Girk
Other CUP commentaries:
Homer The Iliad Book 24
Homer The Odyssey Books 6-8
Homer The Odyssey Books 19-20
Homer The Iliad Book 1
Homer The Iliad Book 3
Homer The Iliad Book 6
Homer The Odyssey Book 9
Homer The Odyssey books 6-7
Homer The Odyssey Books 1-12 Ed Stanford
Homer The Odyssey Books 13-24 ed Stanford
Homer The Iliad Books 1-12 Edited by M Wilcock
Homer The Iliad Books 13-24 Edited by M Wilcock
Homer The Odyssey Martin Hammond translation Long-awaited translation of Martin Hammond's prose translation of Homer's Odyssey.
Homer The Odyssey Max Notes
Homer The Odyssey York Notes Advanced Superior notes for the student These can be of great help to the but should never be used as an alternative to reading the book itself.
The Iliad of Homer Audio Cassettes In Greek Part 1 Books 1-6 Verbatum reading of Homer's Iliad in Ancient Greek. In four parts, each part consists of six tapes and a booklet.
The Iliad of Homer Audio Cassettes In Greek Part 2 Books 7-12 Verbatum reading of Homer's Iliad in Ancient Greek. In four parts, each part consists of six tapes and a booklet.
The Iliad of Homer Audio Cassettes In Greek Part 3 Books 13-18 Verbatum reading of Homer's Iliad in Ancient Greek. In four parts, each part consists of six tapes and a booklet.
The Odyssey of Homer Audio tapes Part 1 Books 1-6 Verbatum reading of Homer's Odyssey in Ancient Greek. In four parts, each part consists of six tapes and a booklet. Homer The Odyssey of Homer Audio tapes Part 2 Books 7-12 Verbatum reading of Homer's Odyssey in Ancient Greek. In four parts, each part consists of six tapes and a booklet.
The Odyssey of Homer Audio tapes Part 4 Books 19-24 Verbatum reading of Homer's Odyssey in Ancient Greek. In four parts, each part consists of six tapes and a booklet.
Homer- His Art and His World Joachim Lacacz (James P. Holaka, trans.) A book which '.carefully outlines the historic background to Homer and his poetry.' £14.95
Homer- Past Masters Series
Homer- Poet of The Iliad A marvellous companion to The Iliad
Homer- Readings and Images C. Emlyn Jones, L. Hardwick and J. Purkis. eds. A book that puts Homer's writings into historical context and explains why Homeric writings remain as popular now as ever. A clearly writen book jointly published by the Open University for which the editors are all senior lecturers £12.99
Homer The Odyssey Richmond Lattimore translation Paperback. Superb verse translation of the Odyssey by Richmond Lattimore"
Homer's Iliad. A commentary on the tranlsation of Richmond Lattimore. A commentary to the translation into verse of Ricmond Lattimore offers the background which readers of the poem iln English need in order to understand its detail of story and characters. It provides a lilne-by-lilne guide to the story's unravellilng and to the literary features which have ensured the enduring popularity of the Iliad since its composition in 750 BC.paperback.
A World of Heroes- Selections from Homer, Herodotus and Sophocles Part of the Jact "Reading Greek" course
Homer and the Artists- Text and pictures in Early Greek Art Snodgrass argues that, so fa from illustrating the Homeric poems, these works (of art) very rarely show acqua intance with the Iliad or the Odyssey
Homer and the Origin of the Greek Alphabet. What caused the invention of the Greek Alphabet? Who dit it, and why?.' A fascinating study for those interested in linguistics, Homer or Ancient history, especially with new light being thrown upon the Greek 'dark age'.
Homer and the Sacred City The importance of the Polis in Homeric Literature.
Reciprocity and Ritual- Homer and Tragedy in the Developing City-State.
Seaford (ed) Reciprocity and Ritual: Homer and Tragedy in the Developing City-State.
Classics GRECLA Paperback.An historic explanation of the gift giving and receiving and revenge in Homer. All Greek texts are translated
of Homer - A study in Modern Greek Poetry A study in
Modern Greek Poetry
Classics GRECLA 8vo Hardback pp192 inc index. Chapters: Homer in the New Greece; Sikelianos; Cavafy; Seferis
Poetry as Performance- Homer and Beyond. Gregory Nagy Part One : Mimesis and the Making of Identity in Poetic Performance Part Two: Fixed Text in theory, Shifting Words in Performance £12.95
Beginning Greek with Homer Frank Beetham. Paperback. An elementary course based on the Odyssey book 5.
Oxford readings in Homer's Iliad CAIRNS Douglas. L. This anthology of 16 studies of Homer's Iliad offers insights into the poem's artistry and cultural background. Two of the contributions have been translated for this volume and others have been revised and updated. An introduction sets the papers in context and explores connections between them. A Glossary of Greek terms is provided.paperback. 2001. pp. 501
External Evidence for Interpolation in Homer G.M. Bolling
Hardback 8vo Hardback pp258 inc index. A welcome reprint by Sandpiper (hence the price) of the OUP title
Shield of Homer :
Structure in the Iliad edited by Keith Stanley
Classics GRECLA Hardback Demy 8vo pp470 inc index. 'In this masterly interpretation of narrative sequence in the Iliad, Keith Stanley not only sharpens the current debate over the date and creation of the poem, but also challenges the view of this work.
Nine Essays on Homer Miriam Carlisle and Olga Levaniouk (Eds) Paperback. 8vo pp241 inc index. Nine essays by the editors and: Mary Ebott, Corrine Ondine Pache, Andrea Kouklanakis, Brian Breed, John Watrous, Fred Naiden and Thomas Jenkins on vario us themes within Homer.
Achilles Tatius to Archimedes