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The Iliad of Homer by Elizabeth Vandiver

The Iliad of Homer

by Elizabeth Vandiver


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Unabridged Edition
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6 Hrs.
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When John Keats first read Chapman’s translation of the epics of "deep-brow’d Homer," he was so overwhelmed, so overcome with the joy of discovery, that he compared his experience to finding "a new planet."

This course makes it vividly clear why, after almost 3,000 years, the Iliad remains among the greatest adventure stories ever told, as well as one of the most compelling meditations on the human condition.

These lectures provide careful, detailed examinations of the most important episodes in the Iliad. They also address various critical and interpretative issues and give background information on the cultural assumptions contained in Homer’s epic.


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now i know the iliad easly
Reviewer romanlord
 May 13, 2006
when you talk about greek history
you must remember homer .iliad ..Odyssey ...
actully a 30 min a day you can catch it
by the easy way of learning in your car or bus ...
Elizabeth Vandiver frankly make it easy by her way of teaching and summerizing
this is the first collection i had and i will do buy the other colls

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  • Published: 2002
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: T002733
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