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Introduction to the Iliad

Class handout

Additional Resources

I (together with 4 others) am currently working on a translation of the Iliad that takes into account as much as possible all of the oral features of the poem. Click on the link to download a text file of our first draft of Iliad 1.

To learn more about the work of Milman Parry and Albert Lord, visit the Milman Parry Collection of Oral Literature.

An on-line version of Gregory Nagy's 1996 book Homeric Questions is available from the Center for Hellenic Studies and the University of Texas Press.








Casey Dué Hackney
University of Houston