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The standard translation into modern English of Homer's Odyssey. "The best translation there is of a great, perhaps the greatest, poet."New York Times Book Review
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Richmond Lattimore was born in 1906. He was considered one of the leading translators of Greek classical literature. He died in 1984Review:
"A landmark in the history of modern translation....Lattimore has reanimated Homer for this generaiton, and perhaps for other generations to come."
(Times Literary Supplement (London)) -- Times Literary Supplement (London)
"Lattimore's translation of Homer'sOdyssey is the most eloquent, persuasive and imaginative I have seen. It reads as if the poem had originally been written in English." -- Paul Engle
"The best translation there is of a great, perhaps, the greatest poet." -- Rex Warner,New York Times Book Review
"This is the best Odyssey in modern English." -- Gilbert Highet
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