Chapman's Homer: the Iliad and the Odyssey (Wordsworth Classics of World Literature) by Homer buy used Used & Rare price $6.99 new from$12.99 shop with confidence SPECIAL SHIPPING CONSIDERATIONS FOR USED & RARE ITEMS. Please see the special considerations for shipping Used & Rare items, including extended delivery times, possible import duties & taxes. Delivered in 3-5 weeks Format: Paperback Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd Condition: The following ISBNs are associated with this title: ISBN - 10:1840221178 ISBN - 13:9781840221176 Seller Comments: Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority! From the Publisher Translated by George Chapman, with Introductions by Jan Parker Hector bidding farewell to his wife and baby son, Odysseus bound to the mast listening to the Sirens, Penelope at the loom, Achilles dragging Hector''s body round the walls of Troy - scenes from Homer have been reportrayed in every generation. The questions about mortality and identity that Homer''s heroes ask, the bonds of love, respect and fellowship that motivate them, have gripped audiences for three millenia. Chapman''s Iliad and Odyssey are great English epic poems, but they are also two of the liveliest and readable translations of Homer. Chapman''s freshness makes the everyday world of nature and the craftsman as vivid as the battlefield and Mount Olympus. His poetry is driven by the exitement of the Renaissance discovery of classical civilisation as at once vital and distant, and is enriched by the perspectives of humanist thought.