I've read the Odyssey several times, but always found the Iliad harder to get into. I think part of my problem is that I've had trouble finding a translation of the Iliad that I like -- when I know it was written as poetry, block-o-text prose translation doesn't cut it.
About me. Hmm. Where to begin? I love books. Honestly, place a book larger then a hundred pages, I'll probably read it - good or not - but I haven't read any fiction like The Lord of the Rings or... more
Re: Congrats on doing so. Antigone68104,Fri Jun 15 10:48am
In terms of loving books that is. I admire your courage in tackling The Illiad, I was dying when I had to read The Odyssey for class. As a token of that courage and for the fact that you haven't read ... more