Homer The Iliad (La Iliada)

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The Iliad (La Iliada)

 
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Maria A. Reyes Ph.D, one of the founders and President of the National Reading Foundation in Washington,D.C., and her associates at Wonderworks Publishers, have produced a collection of selected material for children that includes classics adapted for young minds to be shared with their parents in a unique experience that combines literature, art and bilingualism. The Iliad, the Odyssey, Don Quixote and The Star Child are some of the titles available. For her work Dr.Reyes has been awarded the Presidential Award "Point of Light", and awards of excellence from the NEA National Education Association and The Florida Teaching Profession. The books Classics for Children have been presented in the National Book Fair in Washington, D.C. and the Miami Book Fair International. Book TV C-Span presented them on National TV. UNICEF and the Voice of the Americas broadcasted them to Latin America. A distinguished group of professionals and artists have cooperated with Dr. Maria A. Reyes in the creation of this remarkable work to raise the level of options for our children and their parents.- María A. Reyes Ph.D, una de las fundadoras y Presidenta de la National Reading Foundation de Washington D.C. y sus asociados de Wonderworks Publishers, han producido esta colección de material selecto de lectura para niños que incluye obras clásicas de la literatura universal, adaptadas a las mentes infantiles y para ser compartidas con sus padres en una experiencia única que combina la exploración de la literatura, el arte y los idiomas, pues todas las obras se presentan en un formato bilingüe en Ingles y Español. La Ilíada, La Odisea, El Quijote de La Mancha, El Nino Astro entre otros son títulos disponibles. La Dra. Reyes ha recibido por estas obras el Premio Presidencial "Point of Light" y los premios de Excelencia de la Asociación Nacional de Educación NEA de Washington D.C. y de la Florida Teaching Profession. Los Clásicos para Niños han sido presentados en la Feria Nacional Del Libro en Washington y en la Feria Internacional Del Libro en Miami, FL. Book TV de C-Span los ha presentado en televisión nacional Y la UNICEF y la Voz de los Estados Unidos de América, USIA, los han transmitido para América Latina. Un grupo de distinguidos profesionales ha colaborado con la Dra. Reyes en la creación de esta obra que aspira a elevar el nivel intelectual y artístico de la lectura para nuestros niños.

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A Look Inside: The Iliad [Click Images to Enlarge]

First Seven Lines of the Iliad: This reconstruction is based on what we know about the earliest Greek orthography.

The Walls of Troy: The translator standing before the walls of the sixth city at Troy.

The Judgment of Paris: On the right a youthful Paris sits on a stone in a rural location. The sheep near his feet indicates that he is a shepherd. Athenian red-figure water jar, c. 450 BC.

The Rage of Achilles: The seated Agamemnon holds the scepter of authority and sits on a throne, his lower body wrapped in a robe. Athena seizes Achilles from behind by the hair. Roman mosaic from Pompeii, c. First Century AD. The Wedding of Zeus and Hera: A half-naked Zeus, sitting on a rock, clasps the wrist of Hera. One of her breasts is exposed as Hera removes her head covering in a traditional gesture of submission. c. 540 BC Hephaistos Prepares Arms for Achilles: The smithy-god, bearded and wearing a felt cap, sits in an elaborately draped hall on a platform holding a cloth with which he is polishing the finished shield. Between him and Thetis are the breastplate and the shinguards (the surface of the fresco is damaged here). From Pompeii, c. AD 60.

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This translation of The Iliad equals Fitzgerald's earlier Odyssey in power and imagination. It recreates the original action as conceived by Homer, using fresh and flexible blank verse that is both lyrical and dramatic.

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