First Thoughts on Robert Fagles’ Translation of The Iliad

Lately, I’ve been digging into some large books, and have recently found myself the giddy recipient of the Robert Fagles’ translations of The Iliad and The Odyssey. Over the past year, I’ve challenged myself (more than ever before) to read a larger number of classic texts, and The Iliad seemed like a good compromise to challenge myself and feed my love of poetry. Since Homer’s epic poem is the most compelling text I’m reading at the moment, I’ve decided to share a few thoughts in lieu of this week’s bi-monthly review.

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