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Oxford Classical Texts

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Various Notes: (York, Cliff, Max etc.)

Penguin translations

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Oxford World Classics

Aris and Phillips

Chicago Translations

Bristol Classical Press

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Homer:

(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

loebbook.gif (925 bytes) Homer The Odyssey Loeb Books 1-12

loebbook.gif (925 bytes) Homer the Odyssey Books 13-24 Loeb 

loebbook.gif (925 bytes) Homer The Iliad Books 1-12 Loeb 

loebbook.gif (925 bytes)      Homer The Iliad Books 13-24 Loeb 

loebbook.gif (925 bytes) Hesiod Loeb Homeric Hymns, Epic Cycle and Homerica. Yes, this is Hesiod, but it also his version of the "Homeric Hymns"

A&P.gif (1375992 bytes) Homer - Odyssey books I & II (One and two) 

A&P.gif (1375992 bytes) Homer Iliad books VIII & IX  

clarendon.gif (621364 bytes) 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 octgreek.gif (38134 bytes) (or two)

clarendon.gif (621364 bytes) Homer commentary to The Odyssey (books 9-16) LIMITED AVAILABILITY Ed by Heubeck, West and Hainsworth

clarendon.gif (621364 bytes) Homer commentary to The Odyssey (Books 17-24) Ed by Heubeck, West and Hainsworth  

clarendon.gif (621364 bytes) Homer Iliad Book 9 

octgreek.gif (38134 bytes) Homer The Iliad Books 1-12 

octgreek.gif (38134 bytes) Homer The Iliad Books 13-24 

octgreek.gif (38134 bytes) Homer The Odyssey Books 1-12 

octgreek.gif (38134 bytes) Homer The Odyssey Books 13-24 

octgreek.gif (38134 bytes) Homer - The Homeric Hymns 

The Odyssey of Homer A verse translation   edited by Albert Cook

cassius.gif (37574 bytes) 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. 

cassius.gif (37574 bytes) Homer The Iliad Translated by Martin Hammond

cassius.gif (37574 bytes) Homer The Iliad Translated by Alexander Pope

cassius.gif (37574 bytes) 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.

cassius.gif (37574 bytes) 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. 

cassius.gif (37574 bytes) 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. 

cassius.gif (37574 bytes) 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.' 

notes.gif (40374 bytes) Homer The Iliad  Cliff Notes on the Iliad 

notes.gif (40374 bytes) Homer The Iliad   York Notes on the Ilaid 

notes.gif (40374 bytes) 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:

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demosthenes.gif (38694 bytes) Homer The Odyssey Books 6-8 

demosthenes.gif (38694 bytes) Homer The Odyssey Books 19-20 

BCP Commentaries

bcp.gif (985072 bytes) Homer The Iliad Book 1 

bcp.gif (985072 bytes) Homer The Iliad Book 3 

bcp.gif (985072 bytes) Homer The Iliad Book 6 

bcp.gif (985072 bytes) Homer The Odyssey Book 9 

bcp.gif (985072 bytes)Homer The Odyssey books 6-7 

bcp.gif (985072 bytes) Homer The Odyssey Books 1-12  Ed Stanford 

bcp.gif (985072 bytes) Homer The Odyssey Books 13-24   ed Stanford 

bcp.gif (985072 bytes) Homer The Iliad Books 1-12  Edited by M Wilcock

bcp.gif (985072 bytes) 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.

notes.gif (40374 bytes) Homer The Odyssey  Max Notes 

notes.gif (40374 bytes) 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. 

Audio Tapes

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. Richard 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 

The Shade 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 

The 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

The Shield of Homer : Narrative 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. 

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