The Iliad

The IliadDating to the ninth century B.C., Homer s timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and herois.

M of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devastation and destruction,.

The IliadM of men and gods wrestling with towering emotions and battling amidst devastation and destruction,.

Beowulf

BeowulfBeowulf is a major epic of Anglo Saxon literature, probably composed between the first half of the.

Seventh century and the end of the first millennium The poem was inspired by Germanic and Anglo Sax.

BeowulfSeventh century and the end of the first millennium The poem was inspired by Germanic and Anglo Sax.

Paradise Lost

Paradise LostJohn Miltons Paradise Lost is one of the greatest epic poems in the English language It tells the s.

Tory of the Fall of Man, a tale of immense drama and excitement, of rebellion and treachery, of inn.

Paradise LostTory of the Fall of Man, a tale of immense drama and excitement, of rebellion and treachery, of inn.

The Aeneid

The AeneidThe Aeneid thrilling, terrifying and poignant in equal measure has inspired centuries of artists,.

Writers and musicians n nVirgil s epic tale tells the story of Aeneas, a Trojan hero, who flees hi.

The AeneidWriters and musicians n nVirgil s epic tale tells the story of Aeneas, a Trojan hero, who flees hi.

The Epic of Gilgamesh

Amesh, king of Uruk, is the world s oldest epic, predating Homer by many centuries The story tells.

The Epic of GilgameshAmesh, king of Uruk, is the world s oldest epic, predating Homer by many centuries The story tells.

The Epic of GilgameshMiraculously preserved on clay tablets dating back as much as four thousand years, the poem of Gilg.

Inferno

InfernoOf the great poets, Dante is one of the most elusive and therefore one of the most difficult to ade.

Quately render into English verse In the Inferno, Dante not only judges sin but strives to understa.

InfernoQuately render into English verse In the Inferno, Dante not only judges sin but strives to understa.

The Divine Comedy

The Divine ComedyThe Divine Comedy describes Dantes descent into Hell with Virgil as a guide his ascent of Mount Pu.

Rgatory and encounter with his dead love, Beatrice and finally, his arrival in Heaven Examining qu.

The Divine ComedyRgatory and encounter with his dead love, Beatrice and finally, his arrival in Heaven Examining qu.

Metamorphoses

MetamorphosesPrized through the ages for its splendor and its savage, sophisticated wit, The Metamorphoses is a.

Masterpiece of Western culture the first attempt to link all the Greek myths, before and after Home.

MetamorphosesMasterpiece of Western culture the first attempt to link all the Greek myths, before and after Home.

The Song of Roland

The Song of Roland

The Song of RolandOn 15 August 778, Charlemagne s army was returning from a successful expedition against Saracen Spa.

The Song of RolandIn when its rearguard was ambushed in a remote Pyrenean pass Out of this skirmish arose a stirring.


In when its rearguard was ambushed in a remote Pyrenean pass Out of this skirmish arose a stirring.

The Nibelungenlied

The NibelungenliedEs back to the earliest epochs of German antiquity, transforming centuries old legend into a master.

The Nibelungenlied

The NibelungenliedWritten by an unknown author in the twelfth century, this powerful tale of murder and revenge reach.

Es back to the earliest epochs of German antiquity, transforming centuries old legend into a master.

Beowulf: A New Translation

BeowulfAn Irish Times and Vox Best Book of 2020 n nA new, feminist translation of Beowulf by the author of.

The Mere Wife n nNearly twenty years after Seamus Heaney s translation of Beowulf and fifty years.

Beowulf: A New TranslationThe Mere Wife n nNearly twenty years after Seamus Heaney s translation of Beowulf and fifty years.