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Photograph taken of the bust of Homer<br> in the British Museum, London

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Homer’s Iliad Retold
On Point, Monday, January 2, 2012 at 0am
Stephen Mitchell discusses The Iliad.

In the great tale of ancient Greece, young Paris swiped the beautiful Helen and took her off to Troy. And on came war and heroes. Gods and chariots. Achilles. Hector. Agamemnon. The Trojan horse. It’s an epic that goes to the essential nature of life – its beauty and its tragedy. The greatest teller of the heart of the tale is Homer in The Iliad. A new translation takes us back to the speed and clarity and grace of Homer’s telling, and makes it new. (Shortride)… (more)

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