How long is the Iliad audiobook?

14 hours and 8 minutes
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Listening Length 14 hours and 8 minutes
Program Type Audiobook
Version Unabridged
Language English

Is the Iliad on audible?

The Iliad by Homer, Robert Fitzgerald – translator | Audiobook |

Which translation of the Iliad is the best?

The first and most frequently recommended translation is Lattimore (1951). His translation was ground-breaking in its day for not only being faithful to the language but for daring to match the metrical rhythm of Homer as well.

Who narrates the Iliad?

Charlton Griffin
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Listening Length 22 hours and 6 minutes
Narrator Charlton Griffin Release Date January 15, 2009
Publisher Audio Connoisseur
Program Type Audiobook

How long does it take to read the Odyssey out loud?

The average reader will spend 2 hours and 48 minutes reading this book at 250 WPM (words per minute).

How long is the Iliad?

Length. Iliad 12,000 lines. Odyssey 15,000 lines. The division into 24 books was done later, perhaps at Alexandria.

What type of narrator is Homer?

Third Person Omniscient (Frame)

How long is the full Iliad?

In the modern vulgate (the standard accepted version), the Iliad contains 15,693 lines, divided into 24 books; it is written in Homeric Greek, a literary amalgam of Ionic Greek and other dialects. It is usually grouped in the Epic Cycle.

Did Homer really write the Iliad and the Odyssey?

The authorship of the Odyssey and the Iliad is disputed. While some scholars believe Homer is solely responsible, others claim that the poems were retold and revised by numerous people. This theory has led to various explanations for the use of the word Homer. Some speculate that it was a term meaning wandering blind poet.

What inspired Homer to write the poem ‘Iliad’?

Homer was the author of The Illiad And The Odyssey. He Was the most important of the Greek and Roman writers. His Drawings inspired some of his writings. He is said to have two daughters and no sons.

Is the Iliad of Homer part of the Bible?

The Iliad and Odyssey predate the Bible by several hundred years. Additionally “Homer” was probably not one person, and some of the authors potentially could have read the Old Testament from a purely chronological viewpoint, however that’s very unlikely as the Greeks were very dismissive of any culture that wasn’t Greek.

What is a summary of the Iliad?

Dardanos – First king of Troy,and he originally named the city Dardania.

  • Hector – Prince of Troy,son of King Priam,and the foremost Trojan warrior.
  • Aeneas – son of Anchises and Aphrodite.
  • Deiphobus – brother of Hector and Paris.
  • Helenus – Troy’s chief augur and brother of Hector.
  • Paris – Prince of Troy,son of King Priam,and Helen’s lover/abductor.