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Harper & Brothers
D. C. Heath & Co.
Harvard University Press
Harper & Brothers,
D. C. Heath & Co.,
Harvard University Press,
William Heinemann / 1895–1925
Experience an ageless epic of Greek verse the way its original readers would have, with the Noet Introduction to Homer’s Iliad. This collection is perfect for both students and enthusiasts interested in reading this timeless treasure in the original Greek for the first time. In addition to the Loeb Classical Library editions of the Iliad, this collection includes Clyde Pharr’s Homeric Greek—a comprehensive introduction to reading Greek, and Homer specifically, designed to kick-start comprehension of the text. Rounding out the collection is George Autenreith’s Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, fine tuned for use alongside the Iliad, featuring illustrations, references to Homer’s verse, and extensive lexicography.
No literary or historical library is complete without the Iliad, one of Homer’s inaugural works of Western literature. The themes and artistry of this epic poem resonate through thousands of years of mythology, philosophy, drama, poetry, and prose. Telling the timeless stories of the great Achilles, the beautiful Helen, and wily Odysseus, Homer eloquently comments on the mortality and morality of mankind.
The Noet Introduction Series equips beginners to engage the likes of Homer, Plato, and Virgil in the original Greek and Latin. Each collection contains authoritative editions of the original language manuscript with an English translation, and a contemporary Greek/Latin language textbook as well as a basic lexicon, selected to fit the text at hand. It has never been easier for lovers of the classics to study these texts in their original language. Start using Noet, and discover the classics with the eyes of an expert.
Noet allows you to study classic texts from across the centuries with unparalleled depth and efficiency. See Greek and Latin gloss and morphology with a click. Gather further clarification by instantly jumping to lexicons and dictionaries. Compare primary texts and translations, scrolling side by side in sync. Give compelling presentations with elegant slides and other pre-prepared media. Noet's academic advantage applies the most advanced tools to the best texts, so you get the most out of your study.
Homer (ca. 8th century BC) is the subject of intense debate regarding his life and origins. No solid biographical information exists for Homer, though legends abound. His name is related to a Greek word meaning “blind,” giving rise to the tradition of Homer as the blind bard. Many modern scholars dismiss the notion of Homer as a single author, arguing that the works attributed to him are based on many generations of oral story telling. When speaking of Homer, these scholars are referring to the date in which the works attributed to Homer were created. Some scholars suggest that Homer refers to the function of redacting oral tradition into a coherent whole.