The twenty-fourth book of the Iliad - the account of Priam's ransoming of Hector's body from Achilles - is one of the masterpieces of world literature, a work of interest to a far wider audience than scholars of ancient Greek. In this edition Colin Macleod tries to reach both scholars and Greekless readers alike. In his commentary he gives help to readers unfamiliar with the language of Homer and discusses problems of content and expression, never treating this book in isolation but drawing attention to Homer's artistry and ...

Homer: Iliad Book XXIV 2003, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521286206

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Homer: Iliad Book XXIV 1982, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521243537