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Top Customer Reviews: The History of Rome ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 37 ratings
5 / 5
They are not the classical scholar, as I can any one really commentary in a quality of Livy original work! This in spite of an edition how has been situated the Kindle has in an earlier part almost an excess of sometimes fussy annotations for a translator, (any always properly closed in group or italicised, so that it can be difficult to know that it is Livy and that it is the note of the translator), and discussions of disagreements among Germans and scholarly British roughly like this to comprise some sentences. There is the very clear note, indicating where to 60 section of year, that covers a first Punic War has been lost, and giving a chapter headings of a stray section. Further on, some annotations disappear, and I marvel if a person the one who transcribed a translation the Kindle is boring result with some annotations. Especially, it would have been useful to have some acknowledgement of another missing section, where like this the very long (perhaps 40 understand) the description of a 2nd Punic War is to come to his climax, a text, without any annotation or of the movements of explanation on to some wars with Antiochus. Clearly, another has bitten lack, but some annotation here would have been useful.
Can see a point in transcribing a whole text with some notes of the 19th or translator of punctual 20th century, or in transcribing it believed without them - there looks any point in using some police for a first half, and another for a second.
Was quite gripped for a history of a second Punic War - a lot of bed like the novel!
5 / 5
In his favour gives an excellent sense of a slow and defiant development of Imperio Romano and some main characters in a period but I have found has weighed to go in the character thinks like the translation is done in the fashion that leaves a grammar essentially in his original form with sometimes almost without final sentences which require repeated reading to comprise a meaning.
5 / 5
Livy The history is the a lot of the time read and in timing quite slow but is required reading for any history of chair buff. One reward is knowing and sympathetic Rome and one was of one of some materials of utmost source and in this prize you cant gone bad. If has a time then digs in like this Livy is essential reading
4 / 5
liked owing the translation of an original and reccommend this to any one doing study classical or so only interested to Ancient Rome
5 / 5
pound Very interesting . Another work had been that loves read for the moment and in this prize was the no brainer . gGreat Service like usual.
4 / 5
Very as well as it is easier that read in Kindle recommends to read the . This in spite of heavy in the disposal maintains partorisca read the .
4 / 5
Excellent book!!! Merecedor Gives five stars partorisca those who is fascinado for the history gives the roman civilisation is a true almanac that fascina.
4 / 5
Has no feasible indication and he so that it is impossible to research the subjects are interested in. All have required partorisca do was partorisca do an indication and a book would have been excellent.
4 / 5
Like the book is writing like this Livy has done a sound the different use of tongue.
5 / 5
Is good to have this all time classical in a kindle partorisca reference. It is like this portable in a kindle. The references take on like this spatial in mine shelves of book. Gradually I am building my classical hides in a kindle and leaving my books go.
4 / 5
Yes, the time has had when this was bit it dry. And a translation partorisca structure of sentence of English uses with that that can not be habituado today. But I found engrossed! I have been thrilled partorisca read a lot so only a thrilling saying partorisca some chances, but a discussion in some thoughts and of the motivations of some participants. There is like this parallels in today world-wide - only would learn of a history of a past. And there are countless examples of technicians of Leaderships: well some and bad some, effective and ineffective, tactical and strategy, partorisca a moment and partorisca centuries in a future. I recommend this in any leader or future leader, as well as any the one who enjoys the good historical saga.
5 / 5
Likes -you the war and mayhem ossia yours bed. Livy Approximation partorisca have sense of a world-wide around is partorisca draw some moral conclusions in a report among some citizens and a state. Of a text learns like a society among one state and church evoled in a Roman world. Sometimes the religion has the habit to maintain peace and sometimes to do war. Rome results the state to add for his capacity to be achieved in sound of war and his capacity to create an idea to develop citizenship. It does not leave a calm period scare, a prose is quite simple.
4 / 5
Was Classical Rome, before Imperio/of Christianity, the Police State? It has had Police in some Streets? Or they live with much more of liberties that our days? Of course it can calm present buy them his self-defense in that then?
4 / 5
The reservations of history concealed there is survived of the ancient time tend partorisca be boring recitations of chance (Josephus), full of fantastical decorations (Homer), or writing by means of the religious perspective very concrete (parts of Bible). Mina, everything of these the quite uninteresting and difficult to read.

Livy The history of Rome is any of these. Read an easily can imagine that one east reading the modern historian the one who is also the popular author, perhaps likes Barbara Tuchman. His book is clearly extraordinarily very researched of the available correct sources his, but now has lost unfortunately.

Different a lot of estaca-'historical' modern those who use his podiums to philosophise roughly like his ancestor would owe that have behaved and like them bad, everything of his own modern perspective, he no shirk his identity like the Roman. This in spite of, neither shrinks to critique some utmost Roman leaders of pasts of ages when the critics is has deserved based in some real results were able to achieve for some Roman people. Neither it disowns his own social perspective; it is the patrician by means of and by means of, and the clear tone of suspicion and sometimes the disdain to some plebeians is clear during his work.

Reading Livy the results abundantly clear the one who superficial is an at present in vogue comparisons among a Roman empire and some the EUA. In some Indian wars, some the EUA, likes Rome has struggled to develop his 'living room', but different Rome has done like this against some enemies those who was vastly inferior in armaments and military strategy. In one was modern some the USA is struggling to maintain accesses the global commercial streets and his place like global economic superpower. His primary weapon of colonisation is a imposición in some people he vanquishes of his political system (goes Germania, Giappone, Iraq, etc.). While some Romans of a republican period have had the a lot of a lot of-the political system has defined that him do fault well, has had any desire of the impose on any of some villages has conquered; they have demanded quite a lot of physical submission and of the monetary tributes. Perhaps a Roman way was sincerer.

@In rodeo, Livy the history is writing a history of the way would owe that be: with accuracy, any one-judgmentally in a hand and without 'objectivity' uselessness in another. A fascinating law in fact two years of thousands this reads likes has been written yesterday.
4 / 5
Is not a type to reserve a cuddles his hand and with thrilling turned some pages in front of the chimney. For me it has meant it special reason have studied some of him in a Latin while the student and will testify to a capacity of some translators for the significant and comprising.
A good book for historians.

Francis Joseph
5 / 5
is the full amazing book of passions and adventure, whole boatload of Roman propaganda. It is author is of course already died and famous. It enjoys.
4 / 5
In general, this book was a lot of informative. The time could be hard to follow, but a date of information has the idea adds to some Romans.
5 / 5
I diving in and out of east a. It is it adds to read in this era of any the one who was there without another agenda that to share his knowledge.
5 / 5
Reflects the good stock exchange but a narrative is defying in of the places probably been due to translation of Latin. It resupplies good idea to a development of Rome of the state of city and evolution of Roman Senate.
4 / 5
Well, Buy the little difficult to comprise some of some terms so that it does not have any definition. Also, a fashion to write is not one same like our more current writing structure and can be the little difficult to be still in time.
4 / 5
Would not dare commentary in a writting or an importance of Livy History. Potentional Buyers be warned that this ebook does not contain all some remaining books of a History of Rome. There have it more his that some 36 books have comprised here
4 / 5
This was the intrepid and demanding project , requiring bit it more fashion in his writing to comprise interwoven reasons for a historical importance and of the most personal characterisations, to oblige a reader to continue that it spends a page. Like the historian afficionado, has found some historical facts there is showed enough admirably, but has been missing of the personal insurance feels to the each character portrays.
4 / 5
Come on--that can say it in Livy--an elderly and very developed classical, but with ancient misunderstandings of some world-wide and prevalence of myth.
5 / 5
Ossia Really so only partorisca interest to true historians. I thought it that it would be it partorisca interest to read but so only could force my way by means of roughly 10 of him. Very dry.
5 / 5
Any partorisca feel an emotion in a blood in an a lot of mention of ROME, Atene and Jerusalem tip the definite lack of recognition of our Western Culture and Civilisation. Included the TIME is calculated of his a lot of foundation!! Partorisca Read a History of a City of Rome and Imperio Romano for real is exciting. Virgil, a Roman Poet adds, has written these words on Imperio Romano: 'Tantae molis erat Romanam condere gentem'. A Western Man has to that know his 'roots' or more lose his a lot of foundations. It is of entity that knows some starts of our History adds. Livy Say this History and apparently partorisca Livy, Rome was a 'glory of a world-wide' - such the marvel had produced in a World-wide Phase partorisca all partorisca see. The amazon is by train partorisca do all the favour in doing these available Books. Reason are 'give-aways' as regaqrds the prize has has left no of-estimate them. It is not so only the @@subject to read a History likes said for Livy, but is the subject of sympathetic and comprehending some Glories that belongs partorisca BLUNT LITERATURE, Philosophy, Law, Poetry, Medicine, Polotics etc.. If I can add the word or two- a History of Rome does not finalise with Livy- a dying and a rejuvenation of an Empire is another History. Thanks to the amazon has all some Books. In any Reader- tolle, lege!!!
Ignotus.
4 / 5
Ossia The must read classical a lot has produced. It does not read another idyll, his taking!
5 / 5
A source adds partorisca a serious student of Roman History the one who has no Latin. The weight adds is given to a esupposed' oratory of some parents partorisca found
4 / 5
has chosen this indication as there is still partorisca complete my reading. To the date am impressed enough reason has read.

Socrates.
5 / 5
Thinks an edition of this a lot of well the known book is corrected. A comentaries is interesting and the a bridge. I have enjoyed to read this marvelleus history egain, this time in english.
5 / 5
This honored the work of generations reads again to the equal that see some elements of Ancient Rome in detail vivid. It enjoys and learn of history!!
5 / 5
Ossia One of a better of some historical books to ancient Rome. Livy Is one of some the majority of connoisseurs of Roman historians. And this book is an easy bed. Calm will not be bored.
5 / 5
Has ask if an author is blamed of exaggeration, but some books are still a lot informative and involving.
5 / 5
A must-have and must-read in-dip the sympathetic history further in-use of today of political confrontation and happenings and, the situations have seen everywhere some world-wide now
5 / 5
A translation is difficult to be still in of the places. He periods of some presents to some tense pasts in the bewildering way.
4 / 5
Wants! It is the Classical and has been written by the person that lived in ancient time. It would owe that be read by any interested in a history of Rome.
5 / 5
Has chosen this row because I think that that a serious slope an endeavour. It is quell'has bitten hard to take by means of but in an end has the very technical idea. It classifies of dip all of some films some late plus in a @@@subject to a side and has painted the most attentive picture.
5 / 5
I tent and compraventa quite the little of some compilations have offered stops . They are the enormous value as well as resupplying the user friendly way to enjoy big volumes to read material. Highly it recommends this to all Kindle readers.

Top Customer Reviews: Manuel ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 17 ratings
4 / 5
Thank you. New book, rid In excellent condition. Good conference in perspective. Interesting introduction of the historical context in that the lived Épictète and commentary his purposes have been collected.
4 / 5
Has read this book in him But partorisca expand knowledges of month and especially me délecter impart lessons of Epictete.
5 / 5
Touches lucido prize, in in récolte ! The edition is genial, the translation of Emmanuel Cattin is three appreciable, three has achieved,
He intro of Laurent Jaffro and his postface is of the consultor has joined, of joins culture, of a contributo philosophical considerable, that have énooormément savouré ! thank you For these good works have cured, three a lot
The so only bémol, his does not involve that me, is the pochette; I found it a bit baclé, and a bit out of context fulfilling...
5 / 5
After having had His two Versions in his hands, find the translation of Marcel Caster more appreciated to read and simple to comprise. This Version to première the needed that I relise many times some paragraphs touches to the extract feels.

Has shouted, The second hard version is introuvable in ebook, amazon of the sud or elsewhere.
4 / 5
A sud classical Glorious as not having a lot to look particuleir to give if this is not that it would have preferred law picsou-magasine ;-)
4 / 5
Is a mate that one advised of him (king)has read. Sure enough it is A book that no longer has to that abandon your chevet.. Manuel of life touches all his days.
4 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
Read Epictète, this Changes the life ! His joints have not aged and is always applicable in our modern world. His philosophy is full Of measure and Any dénuée of a sure humour.
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Is impressive likes a bit thoughts of Épictète can apply still today. I recommend !
5 / 5
The one who The forged my way to live to think of my adolescence, recommends to the which ask the reason existed and the reason suffers.
4 / 5
The préface and the postface of Laurent Jaffro, in this edition GF of the manual, is luminous. The translation is a lot rigorous.
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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Top Customer Reviews: The Republic ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 31 ratings
4 / 5
Personally always it prefers the Penguin because of some fantastic tests before a book in fact begins. Any praise could give for the test of Melissa Wools would be unsuitable to describe that adds the one of fact is. It is in the rodeo this in spite of dips a book in perspective for the reader the one who is not a lot a lot familiar with the writings of Plato. That is familiar more does not find a test like fantastic. A translation is not 2013 modern but is translated to intelligible modern English (any 'art thou this' or another archaic Shakespearian touching English). I have not completed reading a book but I have completed part to read a (the introduction) and in my opinion is the fantastic translation . Like the student of religion has taken my action of ancient Greek classes I so that it appreciates some notes of translators in a difficulty to translate sure sections. Reason know a dead tongue can see reason somethings would be difficult especially with Plato τέχνη (techne) analogies in section a. These notes are not so only there to mark where a translation is difficult but also to give a reader an introduction to a querella following to help a reader maintains up with the thoughts of Plato (especially when they begin to take complicated and intertwined with ancient modern ideas that we are ignorant roughly).

Is debating Among this copy or another, recommend east a.
5 / 5
Robert Harris and Cicero the inspired trilogy take me Plato rereads and that has read he a lot the time done when it was in University, in the mine that tries all has thought wise phase. As I am biased when I thinks A Classics has to that individual and the must has read.
4 / 5
I have ordered this version for a big impression. Unfortunately, an impression is quite small and, because of a measure of big page, some sentences are excessively long and difficult to absorb. It was not that it reads this version. ENORMOUS disappointment.
4 / 5
Or at least to the I hope will like. I have purchased this book with a better of intentions, while it develops besides my normal, but so only can not look to take his. Oh Well, Plato has expected 2000 years more for me for the bed, can expect bit it longer.
5 / 5
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4 / 5
Ossia different of some other versions of Republic, and somehow law more easily. I prefer this of more another, except a Cambridge text, with that is in the pair. Reading this translation (or is a typeset?) Seat as if in fact I am looking Socrates.
4 / 5
Fantastic version of a Republic. Some of a translation is unrealistic dialogue i.et. The people do not speak to like that, but probably a better version of a republic has read.
5 / 5
Personally always it prefers the Penguin because of some fantastic tests before a book in fact begins. Any praise could give for the test of Melissa Wools would be unsuitable to describe that adds the one of fact is. It is in the rodeo this in spite of dips a book in perspective for the reader the one who is not a lot a lot familiar with the writings of Plato. That is familiar more would not find a test like fantastic. A translation is not 2013 modern but is translated to intelligible modern English (any 'art thou this' or another archaic Shakespearian touching English). I have not completed reading a book but I have completed part to read a (the introduction) and in my opinion is the fantastic translation . Like the student of religion has taken my action of ancient Greek classes I so that it appreciates some notes of translators in a difficulty to translate sure sections. Reason know a dead tongue can see reason somethings would be difficult especially with Plato τέχνη (techne) analogies in section a. These notes are not so only there to mark where a translation is difficult but also to give a reader an introduction to a querella following to help a reader maintains up with the thoughts of Plato (especially when they begin to take complicated and intertwined with ancient modern ideas that we are ignorant roughly).

Is debating Among this copy or another, recommend east a.
4 / 5
Plato has defined a meaning of a Republic of word. Excellent book
4 / 5
the republic of Plato is a classical of classics. Alfred North Whitehead has written that an easier characterisation of a history of Western philosophy is that it consists in the series of footnotes to Plato. And ossia entirely true. Unless a student there is mastered some argue in a Republic is not for real doing philosophy. A Republic can be one the majority of book of entity never writing, so only as in Bible.

Be in conversation with this timeless classical is the travesía that sustains a soul by means of an intellectual wastelands and deserts of modern life.

A subject centrical of a Republic is justice. One of a Socratic dialogues, an old philosopher divides a concept of justice to a justice of an individual and a justice of a society (in elderly Greek terms, a polis, or a city). The justice in a character consists in some different components of a personality that the together law in harmonious unit, while the justice in society consists in all the classes and stratas fulfilling his functions and functions harmoniously and excellently.

The bad readings of Plato abound. These conferences is not the work in political philosophy, and an idea that Plato is feigned to dip down a plan for an ideal society is bad. A Republic is an ontological and epistemological treatise has directed in a character of reality and a character of knowledge. Because of Plato dialogical forms, is almost impossible to attribute any definite intellectual place his. Dipping down allege a lot of final, a purpose of a Republic is still to spark some definite questions in a soul of a student and a reader.

A Penguin Classics the edition is glorious and contains immensely useful introduction, short introductory explanations to the each affected of a work, and apêndice that help light it some of some more esoteric appearances of Platonism.

Does not expect any long plus. Read east maintaining.
5 / 5
Often considered like the cornerstone of modern philosophy, Socrates popularises an a lot of purpose that control true closings today: a studio of knowledge for an amour of him. His 'king of philosopher' is according to look prodigies and natural lovers of a field, the one who would have to be leaders according to his seen. Although a practicality or the possibility of this could be zero, Plato does well to leave the wide definition of such kings, for a 'amour of knowledge' is the wide and flexible term, doing well to dip the history-long tradition of the thinkers and that thinks that has developed far to today.

Socrates' way of the querella could not be a better a, but could have revolutionary state for a time. His frequent use of character and professions like this of the falls of analogy the glaring logical fallacies. This in spite of in some sections directs the querellas present that you could not have seen coming.

Some lies to argue if A Republic would owe that be view for his ethical side or politician. My view is both : a politician is simply the effect lateralmente convenient of Socrates' widespread analogy of a state to reflect a character, to try a finally ethical debate. A question that live calm pay them of just life was in is not answered in one the majority of satisfactory way for me, this in spite of the lover of the knowledge and the philosopher to blind would adapt that yes, the paid was. Besides, some other concepts this book is famous to justify his afamada; a Simile of A Grotto that is the quite emotional a.
4 / 5
A wonderful book. Toil in time but value he. More than the studio that the bed.
Me Really question a concept of the democracy and all the men that is equal.

A way contests each point more than taking it like this accepted first of coming to an agreement as they can build in the and go deeper that the agreement done some ideas flow into the each one which so another and calm leaves with the a lot of he a lot querella the support given in a point of final.

Also considering is the age is the credit to Plato which some of his points are very appropriate the modern society. A bit in parents/of professors in the democracies that dread that the girls was the good forecast .
4 / 5
Is United Kingdom an oligarchy - with his powerful banks, police, undertaken of sure and daily? Reason, if the democracy is like this well, so that distrust of voters and politicians of aversion? It is Mario Monti, a technocrat Italian prime minister in 2011/2012, an ideal class of leader (in spite of his lack of house of popularity) that Socrates has described likes guardian? That looks television and shortening our attention comprises goodness to a degradation of democracy? It wrote it 2,400 years ago and many is controversial (particularly his distrust of democracy) but the portrait of Plato of Socrates that describes an ideal republic and an ideal person is the wonderful start for an analysis of modern politics, life and discipline. It is long and it can be difficult in time but the majority of him is illuminating, optimistic and well the value that study. It is hard to disagree with his sensatez of the idea heads to a better life, and that does the deceptions have not achieved a right level of sensatez. And it could it contests some four virtues resists on like this when being of the necessary some for states and value of character, discipline, justice and, of course, sensatez. A question would ask is like a type of the guardian/of reluctant leader would exit under a modern Myers-Briggs analysis? They are INTJs and INTPs?
5 / 5
A globalist the elite is guarding this book for everything means for the prevent to extend in of the human populations and begin one wake of some humans like a globalist is using a corruption, political power to influence results of election and where a political elite has monopoly. The Repubblica of Plato was danger for politics in his age, and a REPUBLIC is danger for present corrupt government and politician also.
5 / 5
I have purchased this partorisca my anniversary of daughters of the friends. It has not been impressed. It Liked him to him a Dr. Seuss Reservation this in spite of. Each boy would owe that read this, especially feign be the member of a ruling class.
4 / 5
Second reading partorisca time this, is included better a second time around and calm really begin to remark a presaging presented in a first book and an use of Spatial terms likes to go down and up in reference to an allegory of a grotto.

' Am gone down yesterday to a piraeus'
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4 / 5
can does not be missing a content of a book but has not been a lot of packaged and is has arrived broken. It does not add when I touch the present..
5 / 5
LOVES this book. It is book of good quality .
An introduction is boring but a writing of the real book for Plato is very interesting. Ossia A real book to do comprises philosophy. Going to read Tolstoy afterwards is one.
4 / 5
Excellent introduction that surmises some subjects have covered in a book that leaves for quell'has invested much more read.
5 / 5
Surprised like a work of Elderly Greek philosophers is to be still has studied included to this day and for good reason, the fantastic bed!
5 / 5
Fast delivery to good sure. A book is in second hand-held condition. Terrible.
4 / 5
An excellent read, all an interesting plus when you compare an approximation of the hard line recommended for Socrates creates to govern ideal in juxtaposition to the faith of a commentator in a modern soft method partorisca be well will direct the bonanza.
5 / 5
A door adds in a world of constructive philosophy and reasonable politics
4 / 5
Still can not say have rad spent partorisca cover but has lost a orginal and could not be an empty in some hands of spear of occasionally partorisca adapt me the one who a Master adds has said.
5 / 5
But, enough the little of some pages are creased: not affecting a text, but spoils a look and 'feel' of a book.
4 / 5
It has thought partorisca cause and dipping some fundamental foundations is well the revisit of the perspective of life of modern day
4 / 5
A difficult book partorisca read and comprise that I will read again after dipping averts partorisca the time. Has instruction of date in like this partorisca examine the @@subject to find his true meaning. Had parallels with a present how is resulted in the transmission in like this partorisca see objects and like reason his value.
5 / 5
Any the one who has the passion partorisca classical civilisation would have to that possess this book. A book is fact very easy to read.
5 / 5
Plato is like this crazy like the box of the frogs but has to that be read - and ossia like this well the way of the do like this any one.
4 / 5
Fantastic copy, lovely book. Easy to note and read, and perfect to spend
4 / 5
am happy has taken finally up with A Republic. Enjoyed a bed but Socrates old could be I a lot annoying!

Top Customer Reviews: Iliad (Hackett ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 45 ratings
4 / 5
A lot of things that has been reading required in university does not have to that it has been; it concealed it is not a chance partorisca Homer Illiad. There is the good reason reasons called the classical. Sure, it is the little along and some catalogues take bit it tedious. But it was blown totally was reason totally modern these rests of history. Some scenes of battle are like this bloody likes anything in modern warefare see in a nighly informative. (A coverage of book has the photograph taken of soldate of Second world-wide War that earth in Normandy has titled 'To some Jaws of death.) And while reading this, has opened on a subject of EUA Today and see that Brad Pitt will be partorisca star in the film based in this epic.
A Iliad has appeals like this universal. For example, a scene where the edges of Hector is frightened for the helmet and the cries of his father likes him Hector tries to sack first to go to battle. Or when Rey Priam comes partorisca defend with Achilles partorisca an organism of Hector and Achilles suggests that it eats partorisca appease his ache partorisca his edges fallen has wanted. Those times have all taken feeds to the ours bereaved partner and family. Sometimes it is everything knows partorisca do.
If some purists are disturbed in this translation, are not . Parts of this work read like the modern novel. I outrage an occasional four word of paper, sees to to the sentences like 'take a hell was,' 'dipped me out of commission,' 'hard client,' and ' is at all but rubbish,' partorisca appoint the little. There is fantastically has built sentence also: in an of some a lot of scenes of death to battle enfolded his' and Priam describes like this when being in a 'tope of old age.'
Sheila Murnaghan has written the longitude, that interests introduction to a work. There is also the catalogue of 'Died of Fight,' and the one who killed that are maintaining up with this class of what, as well as the cast of some tongues and an indication of some Greeks of entities, Trojans and, of course, Zeus and his crowd.
A thoroughly enjoyable reread!
5 / 5
Thinks that has to that it has read each translation of entity of a Iliad for now. His all have something partorisca recommend them. There is some to the like I never turn. I think that it that it would estimate Robert Fagles translation like better. All duquel will resupply some context when I say that Lombardo is the must has read. Enough glowing the things has been said here for another reviewers, as I will refrain to comment on a lot in a translation stops .
That will say is this. I SAW BOOK I of Lombarda translation enacted in a phase in New York the year and the half fact. If NEVER one has required the memory that some first auditors of this history were auditors and any reader and that a Iliad has been composed in the first place FOR auditors, in fact seeing Rid has propiciado the life has been. It was glorious. There was bed Lombarda in preparation for a game. Has has WANTED TO he -- an immediacy of him, a coin, an urgency, a sheer any to turn of the page to the as he rendered a Iliad. But in fact seeing it? It is something will not forget never. An in fact laughed audience outloud in of the sure points -- and forget, very , that there is a lot of humour in a Iliad? This laugh has spent the sense of community. And it was in fact possible, closing your eyes, to imagine you has behind transported in time, listening to the he counting again of a Iliad -- like this a lot, fact very long.
Traditionalists To good sure will have Questions of first order with Lombardo. I consider to be reasonably traditional, but I quite EMBRACED this translation. But I can imagine a lot , as my father, run with the horror of lines likes:
"Now take this legislation. I swear the formal oath:
.......
When Each last Greek desperately loses Achilles,
Your remorse any a lot of very then,
When Hector a man-murderous swats soothe like this of the flies.
And will eat your heart out of
Reason have failed to honour a better Greek of everything."
Or:
"I have not seen never to to the men likes him to him to them those, and never ,
........
Some men plus very strong the one who the earth has maintained never, a strong plus,
And has struggled with a strong plus, with wild things
Of some mountains, and has beaten a daylihts out of them.
Was his mate ......"
But has has WANTED TO he -- I found my heart pounding and my blood that careers in of the points. Buy this book and settle down in your favourite chair to add it read -- oh, and buckle your chair-tape.
4 / 5
The one who half for a better translation? I mean that this is to amuse more than reading. Better that Fagels.
He Elderly Greek poetry, to survive, has to be amused to read. It does not try for the isolate, calm so only will freeze it, and the young people will not pay any attention. Homer is in garacon sex, Sony Playstation, and MTV TRL and each one other forms of entertainment. It can it competes? Of course, but calm can not maintain frozen was like the dusty "classical." It has to that breathe and adapt, likes Shakespeare.
Is Lombardo Homer entertainment? HECK HE. And I am sure he is quite acurate also, but so only an expert in elderly Greek could say you. A translator/of author rids more butcherings that any hollywood action film. A taunts are adds also. There is a scene where Diomedes (or some other Greeks) launches the Trojan, then is on the and says, looking in one launches embeded in a dying Trojan midsection, "Reason, ossia to the good crutch there is there. It calms that can use on your way to hell!" Now OSSIA he taunt--forget that tame material in a NFL.
Of course, to the long of a way takes all a criques of a society/of soldato Greek and the one who any-- is Achilles closes unexpectedly some personnel of forest to an earth that symbolises his refuse of a social order . . . blah blah blah. Anything. Read this to one calm likes would look any good action film. Homer has known as to mix deep thought with the action has packed images of bloodletting. The person has read has it a lot of better fact.
5 / 5
If ossia yours first reading of time a Iliad, probably wants to go with the most traditional translation- does not have a lot of penuria of excellent some there. This in spite of, if you have read the translation before and any 1) has loved that and master more or 2) found it dry, something is to be force to read in institute, this translation is essential. This Iliad has the contemporary plus slant, the more staccato diction, and the more easily grapsed creation. The purists would not owe that concern too- an essence of Homer mastpiece the intact rests, going like this far like this to helpfully pause of the his along similies to italicized passages among a narrative. In my opinion, this a lot to add to a vitality of a work, and while some characters occasionally launch hand of questionable vocabulary (the phrasings and scarce profanity), injects some energy to a proceedings. Any that requires a lot of- ossia A Book for any one builds interested the knowledge of conflict in human history, and has a lot of penuria of map carnage in his contained.
A Iliad has experienced to resurgence of late as more and more the people give an importance to look for answered the present questions in some lessons of a past. Highly it recommends this translation- an excellent work.
5 / 5
After trying to read Butcher & Lang dry and archaic translation of a Iliad, has changed on to Lombardo and has found the poem that was forceful, dynamic, and full of adrenaline. In his preface, Lombardo has justified his use of modern-the day familiarised English to spend out of an urgency and energy that the poem of merit of war, and think that has done like this brilliantly. In time, has thinks that the testimony has resisted to the professional wrestling party, because of a way some Greek and Trojan heroes taunt each one which as another pending fight. Some descriptions of fight can be quite graphic in time, but such is a character of warfare and violence. Further of his translation familiarised, Lombardo has presented the number of structural transmissions, likes to take touched of of dactylic hexameter and changing some similes of way am managed, for accomodate some peculiarities of an English tongue. Although the traditional Homerist can gawk in a lot of these innovations in fashion and structure, thinks that that they go the long way the increasing accessibility and arousing interest in some general readers.
4 / 5
Have the copy of this book in paperback. I go it to give was to the partner of the mine the one who can not read Greeks. Master me - buys it hardbound the copy hardly can, so that it will last for ever. Ossia A translation of a Iliad that would want to spend it on to some boys I someday have.
A Iliad is an essential book to sympathetic some of some a lot of facets of strugle and passion in human society. It is too bad that a book is thought often of like this something strictly read for stuffy intelectuals and boring academics. This literature is resulted something takes of a everyman is regrettable. But his often is seen like the old books bored for boring bookish people. Reading Homer is the red flag thus stereotype.
This sprain of Homer is due to two question keys: Whimsy and pompisity.
Has said whimsy reason, very thick, the person goes to Classics, and eventualy results the translator of Greek of the coverage or the Latin because of the nostalgia takes for a warm hazzy the feeling of the golden age has spent along, because of the desire to submerge to a musty depth of a well of history. Thier writting Often reflects this historical romanticism, to adopt archaic or stiffled ways of English tongue. If you are a type of person the one who thrill to the sentences the long droughts have fill with verbs that final in -th, then well can enjoy other translations another more formal, but would have to that be conscious that Homer a lot necessarily represents concealed. Homer was modern, at least his original audience. Some works of Homer has not been nostaligic and filled with the prose has lived.
To say a truth, a Greek lanugage is anathema to this class of writting. This, this in spite of creates a second question, pompisity. A insitution of the Classical studios has to that way that be deeply entrenched in Academy, that often translation of Greek classics is seen like the half to transmit the technical order of the person of Greek, in planting to present something readable.
In Greek, has several hundered different verb froms, as well as declinsons, that means that some substantives are modified to reflect different uses in a lot of of the knots of same way conjugate verbs, like the plenaries sentance of English could be required to explain a meaning of the alone Greek word. Like this, Greek sounds brisque and frescos, included in of the ancient texts, but translators those who try to aim his order of Greek tends to ramble on, translating so many intricate nuances of some words that loses clue of a narrative in a midst of all these tiny details.
Lattimore, For chances, has produced it supurbly technical tranlsation of a Iliad, and I sincerely recomend the in any those study of Greeks, of then can resupply the a lot of litteral equivelent of a Greek in an English tongue, and then like the student of Greek, a then can enjoy an alcohol and vitality that Lattimore absolutely lacks to read a Greek original. (Actualy, If one is has had to that to spend a time to do all this, will be far more than recompense that simply reading included a better translation)
in another hand, unless you are an ardent classicist , reading the Homeric Greek is an arduous process , and am looking the so only enjoy the book for him is subject monumental and vivid human landscape, then this book resupplies that without years of university studio. To These sounds to reserve much more likes him a Iliad that a bed in Greek, in that a Greek text looks a lot he directly advance and visceral.
A perfect example of of the this is that Lombardo Agamemnon has described consistently like the 'Warlord.' Mina, this note and does like this without rambling on to create an artificial antiquity or he pompus his academician.
Is looking The so only read a Iliad for fun, or reason the the to good sure listened of him and wants to see that all a fuss is roughly, ossia a perfect book .
4 / 5
This is not one same Iliad you read in institute! Lombardo The translation literally comes alive for a reader. To update an archaic tongue Lombardo leaves an access of the easiest reader to the ideals of Homer and the best comprising of some chances that directed until and with which Achilles period of Anger.
Some reservation the force the elder is a tongue has used to describe battle. Some horrors of the war are resulted much more real with these graphic descriptions of blood and gore.
This can not be a better translation for a serious scholar, so much of a poetry of a oringial is stray, but for students this translation is to saver of life .
5 / 5
Wow! Ossia Some Iliad. I have read Richmond Lattimore the roughly done translation thirty years and that mainly stuck in my alcohol was sentences likes "rosy fingered dawn" and a " it is coming dark sea " etc., And to my reading likes them the integer has had the feeling to owe cultural roughly that. Stanley Lombardo the translation is the different history . I bought it of then, they are having the hard time that dips it down. Reading this Iliad for real is reading to like. If calm there is not reading never a Iliad, this translation is the place adds to start with . If you have read another Iliads before, does not ignore is one. It is the enormous experience .
5 / 5
The works add of Homer is, especially, histories of action and adventure. For liberally using vernacular english in his translation, Stanley Lombarda rids the wonderful translation that capture a lot an essence of an original. The classicists can be disapointed in some of his use of has launched in translation, but some texts livly the character is a lot of value a loss. Homer has taken an imagination of young people for generations. With this translation, can do like this again.
5 / 5
Cela A Iliad is one of some works adds of literature that would have to be read by any polite adult is uncontested. This translation is not feigned partorisca retain some translations esatte uncomfortable of epithets and expressions. Instead, he the one who only some better translations do: it takes an alcohol and an atmosphere of an original work without sacrificing accuracy or integrity. A translation renders a text in the fluent and clear tongue that the accessible fact and appeal to a big schooler and scholar equally. It is this fluidity and clarity that marks an ideal of translation so that they have found Homer partorisca date unapproachable, and ossia perhaps one the majority of enjoyable partorisca read the now available translations. Prpers Having done with Stanley Lombardo, knows in the first place rid the one who the gifted poet, translator, and the scholar for real is. His translation of an Odyssey (also of Hackett) is foreseen in February, and that promised partorisca be like this exceptional like his Iliad.
4 / 5
Have come to this translation that expects--I included could say that it feigns--partorisca the like. This in spite of, in that has it slogged with some difficulty by means of a whole thing, am not sure can recommends.
If it is true that Homer is mainly of academic interest these days, then Lombarda translation that thinks is known in academe like "strive partorisca relevance," partorisca do a hoary the old text easier in some boys--heck, included can see this striving in the photograph of coverage of a book, which aims the view of the work partorisca land on D-Day.
Unfortunately, if Professor Lombardo can shorten and abridge some verses, can any one a same time "fijamente" an intrinsic antiquatedness of form of epic. A "omniscient narrator" had still partorisca be invented, as some characters, like some actors onstage, tongue in bombastic statements, an effect duquel is a bit likes that of the musical, in that from time to time an action is interrupted likes some characters can break the song; we are partorisca expect to think that some partorisca partorisca struggle regularly while one of these ceremonial the tongues is declaimed. Another anachronism is an almost historical listing of names and chances, which the parts of Homer read like Génesis--and that to the readers of modern English tongue is, says, some opposite some pertinent. And of course it has a curious and primitive interweaving of plausible narrative with some actions of some of the, which at all could modernize.
The one who a modern _reader_ really the needs is not some lines have done shorter and sweeter, but a book has done like this--in other words, a abridgement. Of course to to the people do not like partorisca read "parts" of books, like this abridgements never take anywhere. In spite of, a _Iliad_ is far also yearn any with the schedule.
Like this, a bit my own surprise, has finalised any to that likes this translation a lot, modern expressions and there is shortened semence notwithstanding. An English of Richmond Lattimore can be more along-breathed and more formal, but is more be supported by an ancient character and foreigner of the structure of a book and of a culture and values of some Greeks.
Suppositions my own ideal version of the "reader _Iliad_" it would be the thoughtful abridgement of Lattimore.
Oh, And for a way, if I do not want to be said a whole history before you have read a history, avert an introduction, which calm to say you that raisin, the one who the parts are of entities, and that it is supposition partorisca think roughly he all first of calm included begins. Really, these classes of tests would owe that come _after_ a text, no first of the, unless a reader is assumed partorisca come to a text he with half the brain and his or his alcohol on dines.
4 / 5
Agree suffer by means of a dry Lattimore the translation done twenty years in university. This transation, with his vivid tongue, familiar spends a Iliad the life.
5 / 5
Ossia The relatively recent translation of A Iliad to modern English. As such, is easier that read that a lot some older translations.
4 / 5
Stanley Lombarda translation of a Iliad, one of some the majority of significant works in a western cannon, is to my alcohol one the majority of accessible translation has seen. A number in fact the years have tried to read the different translation and has given up after the pair of the chapters that thinks that the life was to short. This in spite of Lombardo the translation is fresh and full of energy and involves calm in a history. Some to good sure will find some familiarised elements and modern English any to his flavours prefering his classics partorisca have the archaic plus feels. This in spite of partorisca a new reader to a Iliad and partorisca a random reader with which one involving, readable translation ossia the place adds partorisca begin .

Has no such thing, in my opinion, like the perfect translation. Something always will be lost. As such I recommened those with the strong intererset in a Iliad partorisca consult the number of translations. A more easily available is probably a Lattimore, Fagles, Fitzgerald and Rieu translations (this in spite of has a lot of more).

Lombardo, The one who is Professor of Classics in a University of Kansas, has has produced also translations of An Odyssey and A Aeneid (links them is the Kindle editions. Paperback The editions are also available.)
5 / 5
More than revising Homer, which there is neither a time neither vocabulary partorisca, my description is partorisca a book of audio. Amiably the quality has presented , a lot of neighbour of boxes and book of words, and 12 disks. Some looks to content to be, mine like the Brit, a americanisation of a text. Ossia So much an interesting slant, and often amusing, giving a work the modern interpretation. Stanley Lombardo does not read a text, he operates it enthusiastically, doing partorisca the really dramatic listens. Susan whatserface, the one who resupplies some synopses, finds like this rigid in comparison, but a content and the delivery is both clear and concise. Reason there is two voice, and because of Lombardo acting, a volume fluctuates, so he loves this partorisca bedtime lulls, will be maintained on all prejudices it that it asks that it will result of big Ajax. If it love the shortcut to a work he, will be hard pressed partorisca find such one accessible presentation.
5 / 5
Modern vocabulary (20th century of final), good iconography, good notes; good version partorisca begin, good version partorisca add is the homer buff
4 / 5
thinks that has read the version of Notes of a Reef in of the university decades excepts was on so that it has thought would be the challenge. I have bought a Chapman translation in the first place and would have to that have know reason has been priced of the reseller partorisca a penny + $ shipping. An impression was miniscule and a translation? Yawn. So only it could not treat the translation of 16th century.
But this version? One Lombardo the translation is fantastic. And before I forget, an introduction is excellent and a lot something loves skip on.
Like this literally can not dip a book down. I am dreading when finalising a book. It does not love It partorisca finalise. I have read 40 pages last night in bedding first there is remarked a time and has has had to that the place down. Roughly 250 pages partorisca go!
Highly recommend Iliad for Homer and a Lombarda translation. Read dulcemente. Savor L. Take a time partorisca know some players.... Some Greeks, a Trojans and some of the. A backside of a book has rodeos of some characters and I inform behind often. This for real will be one of my favourite books of all
time.
4 / 5
In that tried that a lot of time on some years partorisca read Homer is 'Iliad,' except the be has frustrated every time, has been thrilled partorisca find Stanley Lombarda brilliant translation. Previously, it had turned to a modern classics for Lattimore and Fitzgerald. And also fact and powerful how were, somehow has to that no partorisca found them like this smooth-flowing and readable to the equal that could have wished.
Lombardo Has changed all concealed. His 'Iliad' combines a better of modern vernacular with a power of classical eloquence. When Some men are battle , the skulls take run over and entrails ruptured with graphic and immediate violence. Still when some heroes direct an another or some of converse them, a tongue soars the some pertinent heights of formality.
Has been drawn in of a first line, and there is not partorisca leave me go. Now I am reading Book 19, and Achilles finalises partorisca take his new armour of Hephaestus has seen his mother, Thetis. It is ready partorisca join a battle in last, and a colgante is each one has bitten like thrilling how is supposition partorisca be . In fact, often I find like this pulled to a history and a poetry that begins partorisca the read aloud (albeit a lot quietly) and my woman has to adapt me that I am speaking. This in spite of, calms the favour and find the calm place where can be you so only and read some of these immortal lines aloud. A power and sweep of a dialogue and a narrative will surprise you. In fact, Lombardo has done and reworked this translation, partly, like the piece of action, and has has has treated portions of him a lot of time.
Now, are any scholar . I do not read Greek. I can you do not say if this translation hews to an original with extreme accuracy. But can say you this: it will take you partorisca READ IT. If you have loved always read are adds classical but, taste, there is shied was reason has required of too much endeavour, then take this translation immediately. Leave a stock exchange to some scholars. Ossia So only a hell of the history adds.
After up, Lombarda translation of 'An Odyssey.' I can not expect.
5 / 5
Of course has a lot of translations of a Illiad. Taste read of the good history that flow, likes Jerry Pournelle books. Especially of then it has tongues aplenty in the no abridged version.
Lombardo Has been critiqued partorisca this translation, but sure reads a lot of mine. As he nightstand the book has required partorisca maintain my attention - I any read partorisca go to sleep but to unwind after a day.
This has said, Lombardo to the odyssey is the better history .
Some prefaces to L. It is Illiad and to the odyssey is excellent, trying background and context. These are histories dipped in practically another world. They are sure happy I any precise to fly livestock partorisca enhance my social when being.
4 / 5
It does not think I need partorisca speak to a content of a Iliad; it is been a test of time. This particular translation is a lot accessible and class of strikes the balance among using tongue more archaic and dipping the words of Homer in the most modern fashion. A Iliad is something has been meaning to read for the moment and this pound felt like a perfect way to take his.
4 / 5
Has expected this to be a bit dry and difficult to read. But a lot mine surprised - and delight - this translation was in fact good-looking and lyrical in something (well, excepts some scenes of battle, which would be difficult to beautify). Had so only one situates concealed was the bit of the slog - a catalogs ships. But it has included this has to do fault well to transmit a measure and spent geographic of some Greek forces. He also good descriptions resupplied of some of the and his foibles. And it has had a lot.
4 / 5
A lot of things that has been reading required in university does not have to that it has been; it concealed it is not a chance partorisca Homer Illiad. There is the good reason reasons called the classical. Sure, it is the little along and some catalogues take bit it tedious. But it was blown totally was reason totally modern these rests of history. Some scenes of battle are like this bloody likes anything in modern warefare see in a nighly informative. (A coverage of book has the photograph taken of soldate of Second world-wide War that earth in Normandy has titled 'To some Jaws of death.) And while reading this, has opened on a subject of EUA Today and see that Brad Pitt will be partorisca star in the film based in this epic.
A Iliad has appeals like this universal. For example, a scene where the edges of Hector is frightened for the helmet and the cries of his father likes him Hector tries to sack first to go to battle. Or when Rey Priam comes to defend with Achilles for an organism of Hector and Achilles suggest that it eats partorisca appease his ache for his edges fallen has wanted. Those times have all taken feeds to the ours bereaved partner and family. Sometimes it is everything knows to do.
If some purists are disturbed in this translation, are not . Parts of this work read like the modern novel. I outrage an occasional four word of paper, sees to to the sentences like 'take a hell was,' 'dipped me out of commission,' 'hard client,' and ' is at all but rubbish,' to appoint the little. There is fantastically has built sentence also: in an of some a lot of scenes of death to battle enfolded his' and Priam describes like this when being in a 'tope of old age.'
Sheila Murnaghan has written the longitude, that interests introduction to a work. There is also the catalogue of 'Died of Fight,' and the one who killed that are maintaining up with this class of what, as well as the cast of some tongues and an indication of some Greeks of entities, Trojans and, of course, Zeus and his crowd.
A thoroughly enjoyable reread!
5 / 5
Incredible. Fabulous. Marcos this complex, that interests the entirely accessible work to a modern reader. People those who think does not want to read a Iliad would owe that read the, has left so only those of knots those who want to read the. I am planning to buy a lot of Gentleman Lombardo is other translations afterwards.
4 / 5
In a revises for A Gold of Troia, has mentioned that has preferred a Fagles translation. But after doing the pocola researches, has decided to verify out of a Lombarda translation. With which reading this by means of, I like this better . Right of a bat:

Fagles: God of Anger, sing an anger of Peleus' edges Achilles, killers, has condemned...

Versus

Lombardo: It sings, God, Achilles' cholera, Black and murderous.

A lot prefers a phraseology... Black and murderous. Yes, ossia the way adds to start with this was, and then I reading has continued so only. The majority of there went to to this book likes him the course of has attributed to read in any institute or university, and there an only is trying to take by means of him and retain that the be be require. But years after, when I have read freely (and any to mention the different translation), ossia a hell of the history. It has been so much influenced and inspired by this work (Silverbow, any one...?) That the really costs king-visiting from time to time.

Has other translations, but for now, prefer east a.
5 / 5
Liked this version of an Epic but I still prefer some antiquated versions. I have had the hard time that imagines Homer that it use some same classes of tongue that Lombardo has used. It takes some liberties but is reading he for a first time, or can a lot of comprehend Shakespeare, then ossia the a lot of beginning place. If not to impose you older English, then would recommend an older translation - a tongue looks more returning, more poetic.

Averts of a content, an introduction is really long and he summarizes a whole history. Not annoying with him unless you owe that. So only read a history and skip the. There is at all in there that it can it he you any bed in a content of a history. Some looks of introduction to read like a test that calm say you a plot, that some the better parts are supposed to be, and that would owe that think they. It is tedious and really servants any purpose unless a book is a reading calms ascribed and only does not have time for the arrival.
5 / 5
IliadPurchased Like this used a book was in good been and received in the timely way. So only some signals underlined occasional and the few notes. A work is easy to read and a reference to some characters in a book, if of the, or Greeks, or Trojans, tried more useful. Ossia In the handy format in a backside of a book. I find a translation he to be animate and sustains my interest. They are so only until I Rid 20 of a history, and has taken these far thanks to an excellent translation and organisation. The notes of an author and a preface in a start of a book is both extremely very done. One explains a intricacies of a translation and another gives an outline that to expect in a book. In general --- fact very good.

Ossia A Iliad for Homer that translated for Stanley Lombardo with an introduction for Sheila Murnaghan.
5 / 5
Any convoluted translations. I have looked it youtube the video in that a professor has treated in fact the reading of the section of him.
4 / 5
I prime minister stumbled by means of Lombarda translation of a Iliad in institute, and loved it absolutely. It was my first exposure to the poem of Homer, and has been attacked reason quickly a pacing was---at the same time, has thinks that that any long poem was, for definition, the boring, glacially-paced subject, and that calling the poem 'épico' was the polite way of the say was extra along (and for extension, boring extra). They are no expert on Homer, and like this can not say a lot in an accuracy of Lombarda translation, but is more to good sure not dulling. His decision to use the vernacular English American in his translation is occasionally jarring (a very usually expects to find to to the sentences like 'eat your heart was' when reading a classics, after all), but this results less bothersome once take used his.

My primary quibble (and is the relatively smaller a) is with a Kindle version---quite frankly, some of some lines are so only too long to record in a Kindle screen without shrinking a text down to the next-unreadable measure. Finally it was able to win this to use a Kindle in his 'Landscape' orientation in place of a regulate 'Portrait,' that resupplies much more soiled for some real poetic lines, meaning a translator is feigned typography is not meddled with. Still, included although it is the smallest hassle, is still he hassle, albeit a concealed is not worthy of the reduction in my indication of global star.
5 / 5
Is the classical that is to be require to read for the university course. No my thing.
5 / 5
A good translation of Iliad with fluid and graceful tongue. My favourite edition and also that use in class!
5 / 5
Stanley Lombardo strives partorisca spend the classical to some hearts and of the alcohols of the modern audience, disinterested, of the audiences which can consider this epic like the relic of ancient time. Like the dumb tongue over time and a meaning of transmission of words, the point is achieved in that literature results unintelligible excepts to an elitist polite minority. We see this that spends in Shakespeare now still for example. Similarly, translations of Elderly Greeks classics of 80 years or more does now touches 'archaic' in fashion. Lombardas Tentativas In his translation partorisca spend a Iliad to a 'ultra-modern' idiom, and he this with a heart of the poet he.

His look for a poetic message in a modern idiom goes in some light cost in translational precision, too much partorisca some purists. This in spite of can has to that well sure that Lombardo possesses the deep idea to his subject @material and has chosen his words deliberately and attentively. Partorisca This interested in a sound of an original tongue, Dr. Lombardo HAS, to my alcohol, his simply wonderful recitation of a first book of a 'Iliad' in Elderly Greek in an internet. When Chryses Tongue, one visualises an old man and when Achilles and concurrido of Agamemnon, some emotions touch fully true. Like this too much it achieves emotional integrity in this register. A technical quality is excellent, with clarity throughout.

Although an introduction of some class is probably compulsory in the register of this character, and Susan Sarandon the introduction is well, has found his preamble to the each book of a 'Iliad' quite annoying. These are at all more than the as it develops plot, in fact weaves-rodeo diminishing that it is for raisin. It Point in this when Lombardas coverages of translation like this lucidly to a modern ear? Perhaps they are situated out of fear of the monotony that develops in like this long the history. Also a music, which initiates and concludes each Book is unvarying and the little too long in 60 second every time. Such is some decisions have done of some people of marketing these days. The side-annoying die a spend for that load down so only of the Lombardas clues to my player of mp3. (My excuses the Lady Sarandon, that admires like the fine actor.)

Is interested in the modern register of an elderly classical, then would recommend this wholehearted. After listening the Lombardo, won on and are the big defender .
4 / 5
Am listening to this vivid and clear reading of a Iliad each evening and am appreciating appearances of a Iliad that I never particularly liked, as one Catalogs Ships and Nestor well but advise it tedious is very interesting when it says, although boring when read. Lombardo So much translated and has treated this version of a Iliad. A tongue is modern and idiomatic; less poetic that Homer is, but very adapted to a history.
5 / 5
Ossia The description of Stanley Lombarda translation of a Iliad. A lot another Iliad is to do to this forum, comprising Fagle translation and Derick the reading of Jacoby, has estimated at present one the majority of negative and positive critiques useful, included this in spite of neither is the description of this book!

Unfortunately, can not read an original in Greek, as I do not have any idea like faithful ossia to an original. This in spite of, know that a 'original' was the history spoken long before it was the poem written , and that I that takes of Lombardo the translation is in the first place an oral history. It has not been that he he, but long to the equal that have read a book, I 'listened' a bard that say a history, and the one who the history! As I have read, I have been taken up in him in of the ways that had not been with Fagle translation. I have loved to curse some of the for paramount a good sense of some men that has loved goes house, or to give Helen behind. I have had the ache in mine gut when Andromache fainted in a loss of Hector. I have cried with Achilles and Priam in his tent. And more than entity: Achilles, Priam, Hecabe, Menelaus, Agamemnon, Diomedes and all a rest have lived again, which was exactly a whole point of an original poem.

If the never slogged by means of a Iliad reason thought him in him would be a lot of 'for tea or has loved to know the one who a fuss was all roughly and still is that it asks , read this translation, and listen Homer calms say a history of some men those who was better that of the reasons have known as to die.
4 / 5
I really enjoyed this translation. An election of word any detract of this excellent delve to a world of heores and honour, but done some messages and of the easiest subjects a lot of to digest like the book reads more like the violence of modern history heavier.

A note in general in this book:

thinks that ossia the add read academically to try and the puzzle was like these subjects can have translated to cultural values of some age of greek society (read M. The world of Finley of Odysseus and An Odyssey a same time would be my recommendation ).

Other readers simply can enjoy a history, although the word to warn, the chair like the female reader can have the hard time that takes spent his lack of representstion in this book. Any representation that exists is very superficial and the functions for both genders are clearly carved was with being able to and honour for a house clearly when being a function of viriles. It is very directed in ancient greek male esteems and often reports and interations annoyed. The data is less personal for me I so that I am viril, could have had the time the hard plus that takes has launched east was them the member of a segment that is repressed constantly in a history. I have won this reason 1) is the history 2) mine to look the a lot of characters are captured by his functions and some games of book with an illusion of election. Readers of knots like this modern simply see some men in a history as having the election and some women having a lot, but if both men and the women have any election is more tolerable, included although a dynamic power is still so that a sided.

Reading this book aimed an ancient perspective has had never first percieved or tried to know. After reading this and An Odyssey, are convienced could spend a rest of my life that tries to comprise an elderly greeks this in spite of has questions in my bed of death. I am not saying this book changed and go to live now my life like the Greek hero, but that comprises an ancient perspective perhaps can help form to the future like him feign has fully departed of our ancient roots.
4 / 5
Was fearful to read this for class, but this version was much easier to comprise in other versions.
4 / 5
Arrived to read A Iliad for the class of Greek Civilisation in a cradle of 2009, has possessed the copy of Robert Fagels translation. This in spite of, for Troia and a class of Trojan War in a fall of a same year, has had to buy Stanley Lombarda translation. Has has had to that also read an Introduction for Sheila Murnaghan. A translation is certainly very terrible, but am coming to a conclusion that Fagels' was an upper version. A Fagels the translation is fantastically poetic and impossible to dip down. A Lombardo the version takes the timeless, fascinating history and simply takes it down slightly. It is really any one the bad translation, but wants to take one the majority of of A Iliad, taking Robert Fagels version. Also, while I am sure an Introduction supplemented a reading decently, has thought that was pedantic and pretentious. In general: In no way a worse could do you, but also any one a better.
4 / 5
If you are the greek myths and an importance of honour and battles, calm like this book. It is quell'has bitten hard to be still in time because it has to that it weaves that it goes in and sometimes some sentences do not flow . But taken some calm times really can take to a book. If it likes greek of the myths owe also look to some of Homer is other books.
5 / 5
Lombardo The translation is very easy to read, has read the little of the his other laws before and has not been disappointed in this translation of a Iliad.
5 / 5
Another stands out literary classical of Homer! A poetry is good-looking, some messages noteable, and a history that entertains. Graphically Violent, as it would not recommend to any in pupil of note.
5 / 5
Ossia An excellent translation . On some years have read four or five Iliad + translations of Odyssey. Ossia Very memorable.
5 / 5
Seeing so that it is partorisca say a Iliad, sound the one of a line of global history is surprising (counting of the ships and the men averts), but really love this translation. It is easy to read especially is taste and no really of comfortable with ancient poetry, but neither gives on some formal and poetic appearances of a poem. In general, the history adds with the amazing subjects plant to English ossia quite easy to comprise.
4 / 5
A translation has the good balance among retaining a magnitude of a history and presenting some people and his conversations in being supported by those who was (rough, proud, warriors).
5 / 5
Has bought this like the Kindle book and like the Audible Book. Lombardo The translation really amena an impact to struggle the real life for the modern reader of this classical Greek epic. Highly recommended.
4 / 5
Like this interesting and full of action! A classical all the world would owe that read.
5 / 5
Ossia The wonderful translation -vivid, poetic and involving.

Top Customer Reviews: Obras Completas de ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 13 ratings
5 / 5
I have read the novel 'The murder of Socrates', quell'allied to the knowledge that has had to that he of my time of preparatory, (at present have already 65 years), besides for my flavour for the philosophy, decided compraventa he and am reading this work. My first surprised has been that has had always the Idea, fault of mine, that The Apologia of Socrates was a species of homage or recognition of Plato the master of big sound, but find me that it is the defence that of him Socrates still when it is judged by the joint of Atene, as I have read he in the novel. It is that it impresses the analytical capacity that has Socrates, that during all his life and especially the root that knew it the statement of the pitonisa in the Oracle of Delfos, has involved with this mission partorisca find the sensatez, that with like this loyalty, the passion and the humility has done his until the point to be faithful to the prize of his own life.
Is very edificante in all the sense.
5 / 5
Almost pages of Plato. That more can ask ? The formed kindle leave you read his work comfortably and think that Any one can desaprovechar this occasion this in spite of less thus prize.

Sinned Doubt, reading to hail obliged for the lovers of the philosophy and of the knowledge. Excuse the pareado.
4 / 5
The complete works of Plato The that prize, that more can ask ? That Any one is taken is reason does not love .
4 / 5
Although Any distribution to date of the philosopher and mathematician A. North Whitehead: “all the western philosophy would consist in a series of notes the cake of page of the platonic philosophy”, if it is true that the reading of the edges of platonic Dialogues an excellent way of adentrarse in the big questions of the humanity and, leaving of here, feels wins he of informative interpretations and more current.
4 / 5
The works of Plato can look one turns patatero, asi at the beginning, but the one who surprised them is the current that edges, the amenos that the result and the tongue bronzed simple and familiar that use. An example, in the banquet, a philosopher consultor the to to another likes to take the hiccup that arrived to go in. And it is that a philosopher, for Plato that sea, continuous be a person with hiccups and everything in the lunches.
5 / 5
Like some works, or dialogues, is of utmost importance. It does not exist any philosophical question two last has to that milenarios that it does not have the pause researched state. By means of Platão, Socrates underlines , and shows that of the true metaphysical is possible in the concretividade and real objectivity. It does not exist that to recommend. All the serious student has to that read tongues.
4 / 5
The translation of Patricio Azcárate is well, although today already the better hay. But law well and the prize is Insuperable.
4 / 5
Gathers in an Alone volume all the works of the big Greek philosopher is a genial idea that deserves to be applauded and much more in the form that has done .
5 / 5
Is everything, has wanted to read “Laws” and was very expensive but here free and where sea that there is kindle
5 / 5
The best: complete Compilation of all the works.

Mejorable: The opinions of the translator and the writer could go after each work, explain me that goes to read look me a bit stupid, when being this philosophy of pure works.
4 / 5
Any one has the necessary numbering partorisca do given like this any one is useful partorisca students.
Taken of sin, partorisca the occasional readers is really well of then has all the platonic dialogues to less than a euro.
5 / 5
That surprised more than this book is his contemporaneidad, the congoja to be be write 2,300 years more.
4 / 5
Resource a lot well am happy of then is the Digital version is perfect partorisca the Kindle

Top Customer Reviews: The Essential Homer ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 22 ratings
5 / 5
This translation is surprising, is in of the current terms and has been translated partorisca read like the history. If it calms it has not seen never Troia of the film with Brad Pitt is likes read that film. A lot this film comes directly of Homers Iliad. It could it has not dipped down - I agrees partorisca read an odyssey when it was in colegiala but was to good sure very translated partorisca read has taken.
4 / 5
Are really enjoying this book like this far. A simple and effective method of translation this book uses really helps partorisca do it the smooth beds while still taking immersed to a history. Some technicians some uses of helps of translator partorisca do some looks of history partorisca progress much faster that it partorisca say, Lattimore the one who is elections of the word and the long sentences retard down a history, doing sure partorisca take each detail. Both are brilliant this in spite of and the avid readers to good sure would have to that try both.

Any one has mentioned in fact that a fashion that this book is translated in of the frames partorisca the abonos, quickly progressing, and modernized game that would have to enjoyable partorisca all the audiences.
4 / 5
In my opinion, the works of Homer are for far some better works of ancient Greece. They are still readable and enjoyable today. Ossia Especially some partorisca an Odyssey, which is probably an only piece of the Greek fiction would recommend reading. It is the fun row with interesting characters.
5 / 5
Absolutely disturbed those that of some Books have been taken was together with hundreds of lines. Didnt Included take to see a lot my man Odysseus because of a that short out of sections.
4 / 5
Has bought this book for my daughter the one who has required he for one of his classes. I have been concerned that, reason there are so many different translations of this book of an original text, would take one wrong a. A book arrived in the condition adds and my daughter, the one who has studied Latin, found a book to be very very translated of an original version.
5 / 5
This product is coming with the ENORMOUS smear of something sticky in a coverage forward. Has has had to that the cleaned was. Guaranteeed of the data of bad quality has been meant to be new
5 / 5
An introduction is absolutely wonderful. It is the succinct introduction to a history of oral poetry. A translation is more appealing to an upper level, young and year of senior institute, student. Before it has dipped this in my recommended reading for a Latin AP the student has had my institute main control a translation. It has given the 'thumbs on' approval for a more mature students the one who would be to use the. A students was thrilled also with a translation. A student appreciates a fact that a line of history is resisted to that is necessary and a tongue 'is our way.'
4 / 5
Lombardo The translations of Homer are brilliant, energetic, and fun partorisca read. While other translations are like this droughts and dusty like elderly Greeks he, Lombardo extraordinarily directs partorisca the spend all the life, and reading so much a Iliad and an Odyssey is like this interesting and exciting like this reading one the majority of fascinating and lurid the novel has not had never in your hands.

A better thing in this edition is that has MAPS in a front, and GLOSSARIES of NAME in a back (partorisca both a Iliad and an Odyssey). This edition is abridged, but has found that so only long, tedious descriptions of the preparations partorisca battles looked partorisca be missing.

Ossia An ideal of student text . ( You are looking for A better FULL edition never, Lombardas whole translations of a Iliad and the odyssey is also available.

Could that to him gives six stars, I .
4 / 5
This book has been advised partorisca buy for my CAM run in PSU. They are happy purchased it. Any only helps partorisca a course is of the excellent read. Stanley Lombardo has translated a condensed version of a Iliad and a better Odyssey that any of some other writings have had accesses partorisca see. Simple literary character.
5 / 5
A Illiad is not my preferred, but an Odyssey is fantastic. As with Lombardo is other translations, a prose is a lot readable and enticing. The no quite comprise reasons has cut so much was, neither a logic behind some of some omissions, but there is very other available translations concealed has a full text.
5 / 5
These versions of an epic cut out of interesting and lovely chances. This gives a thing discovers the disjointed feels. A narrative is really that spends this book.
A translation was also bit it uncomfortable in time, trying simultaneously be modern and classical
5 / 5
While no partorisca to to that likes to of his pardon one has abridged separates, ossia the good election ' and works as well as the university introduction to a text.
4 / 5
Lombardo Gives the way adds to start with your education in a classics to resupply joined the majority of essential parts of Homer masterpieces. A translation is like this near of the to ancient Greek likes to take, and has feigned a modern reader.
4 / 5
The book there has been some writing but concealed was to be expected. A book is in good condition meaning all the pages are there, the coverage is not rasgada. It is the a lot of maintained on book.
4 / 5
Some of some passages that has been deleted was that it imports to a plot, as I have been disappointed has not been comprised. In general, a glossary added was useful, and a translation was easy to read but has maintained an integrity of a text.
5 / 5
The collection adds, wonderful formatting, and everything in the good prize.
5 / 5
Has read this book partorisca class and has loved that! It is gone in good condition and helped partorisca win a an as well as knowledge in homer!
5 / 5
He very partorisca a layman of classical literature, but a colloquials is quell'has bitten that dips was to the readers am habituado the pertinent translations of Homer.
4 / 5
Has had to that write the paper of investigation is but has not been one has resisted thought it would be. It would recommend cliffNotes Illiad to better comprise a book!
5 / 5
Alternative sum to buy a paperback book. It is a lot convenient to be able to look for words keys and have them all burst up in a sidebar.
4 / 5
My sister has had to that read this book for pupil and found the to be good.
5 / 5
Is the textbook that has had to that have for class... The most economic plot here that in a bookshop of campus!

Top Customer Reviews: Delphi Complete ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 20 ratings
4 / 5
A translation is an old out of copyright a, but concealed is not the question. Several passages of entities have has suffered run of editor, which resemble has been done without has thought in some passages potential utility in sympathetic a context of some works.
4 / 5
Researches it no in a book & there is not an indication that he the mark to use is looking for the particular reference.
4 / 5
Has not had time partorisca the read fully, but any one has read them gave full satisfaction. It feels that in his cost (under rs. 200/-), it Is the property .
4 / 5
When it Was the student has had to that go to a university library more afterwards to look on translations and classical texts in a Loeb has modified. Some publications of Delphi Classics is incredible. Both Greek texts and English for hardly any money. Also it finds that it is quite easy to look on references expósitas in of the books in a classics. It concealed translations more English can be bit it old fashioned does not import . In a start of a last century there was still the plot of scholars the one who was able to do this class of the translation and was has had to that to spend years for the arrival.
5 / 5
This Is not some complete works. For example lack of one of entity 'Ancient Customs of a Spartans'.
5 / 5
For a prize... So only in amazing!!!!
Now, for my part feigns to read and part of mark of me everything of him,
and be the better man!!!
4 / 5
Well For both that sustains that it has thought it in a lot of subjects and like the reference for some a lot of subjects he postulated on in his lifetime.
5 / 5
This ebook, while created of the source in a public domain, is DRM has protected. This means that, although the copyright long lapsed in a text, this ebook the version can not be cataloged, read or converted with any tools of open source. In essence yes calm orders it, calm does not possess it , but is authorised simply partorisca read he with any one your Kindle or Kindle On-line.
5 / 5
Amazing Delphi presentation; complete works partorisca an incredible prize.
4 / 5
The Wonderful that I can take these ancient writers in of the such low costs.
5 / 5
Liked some few comparisons among some Greeks and Romans. Deja sees some similarities among these two civilisations add and some people those who has things of career and another the one who has affected these different societies.
4 / 5
Would owe that be reading of essential source for any interested in a classical period. There are so many interesting subjects in his writing is really the illumination adds.
5 / 5
The work of Plutarch is in fact the classical, giving the scarce glimpse to some lives of Roman and Greek figure more orders. The translation is tried amiably, with expressions that mark this edition adds read.
5 / 5
Was such the like to read a lot of significant historical details and wonderful sayings. Plutarch I help to comprise better personalities, ways and chances of a past.
4 / 5
This book is certainly better that Livy book, but am disappointed that a claim 'illustrated' in your ad has not been fulfilled. In the few occasions have been there notes in a book that informs to these illustrations, but any one is in evidence. A narrative is well, this in spite of, and I like a way Plutarch sometimes offers some visas partorisca differ other historians in the chance given.
4 / 5
A lot of Greek names, the plot of the battles that generals of looks those who backed a wrong horse, any a lot of sensatez of a ancients, if ossia that is looking for.
4 / 5
THIS HARD to THINK THAT CAN DO WITH KINDLE.
Each SLEEP of READERS, YOUR OWN LIBRARY IN YOURS LAPS.
The BOOK Is A GOOD TRANSLATION Of A TIMELESS CLASIC.
4 / 5
Felizmente Has ordered also the hard rear version of Plutarch a same time to the equal that have ordered this Kindle version. I have been reading an used hardback version and enjoying it. But I can not enjoy this version.

Reason?

Reason likes partorisca break - ' was of Greek mine'.

One first splits of this book is in English and a course a later in Greek.
5 / 5
Although a translation is enjoyable, an edition is a bit dreary.
5 / 5
Has bought this book because I am interested in the Roman history and I have this together of DVD has called increase of Rome and fall of an Empire, suggests any interested in a compraventa of Imperio Romano. It is a together exceptional of DVD is, in all the chance in a prime minister little dvd that habladurías of narrator roughly Plutarch and his writings have thought it like this would be partorisca interest to take his book also and read that Plutarch has to that say.

Top Customer Reviews: Early Greece ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 5 ratings
5 / 5
I have found "Early Greece" partorisca be the book adds, that really helps a reader partorisca comprise a context of a development of a classical Greek civilisation, how has been influenced by some surrounding cultures, but a time still has begun his only street.
A writer a standing out work partorisca maintain involved in his work. I found it partorisca be an easy and enjoyable has read. I have been defied by the work partorisca look of a writer besides a sensatez has accepted of ours comprising of what has been influenced of some Greeks, especially his analysis of a clash among Greek and Asian cultures, in sounds to comprise of some Persian wars.
The book adds!
5 / 5
Ossia The just to middling book. More done here that, says, Kitto is Some Greeks or Robin Wools Fox' A Classical World. And of course it suffers an inability of the available hard data small thus period.
4 / 5
Very Read, but now precise update to the third edition. The archaeology and the investigation have moved on a second edition of 1993.
Some printers slapped like this ink his car that some maps are so only in unreadable, and a bit those that B&W pics bad distorted. Any acceptable today.
4 / 5
This book was in a cast to read suggested in my university of daughters. To A department likes him has all some books in a cast, but yes so only buy a prefer a students to have this other books of a cast. It is not easy the source to the equal that love the concrete edition, like this happy find it to us here for the very reasonable prize.
5 / 5
Excellent book for lovers of elderly greek history.

Top Customer Reviews: The Emperor's Exile ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 50 ratings
5 / 5
This was the good history with the end partorisca please. Down waiting for a next book where Marco and Try (and two new friends) continuous his travesía.
4 / 5
Loves this series... But selling this ebook for $ 23 in Canada and $ 10 in some the USA is criminal.
5 / 5
HAS an author a course out of ideas or has this hasty state was to fulfil a date of caducity of editors. I have read all some books in these serious and ossia poor compared to some forwards 18 libros.no will spoil for new readers but on 70 pages to a real history see like this is going to the casserole is gone in an end together with a diverse sub plots
But reasons has done Scarow the wrap up in any one last few pages then an epilogue behind Rome, has included concealed has not been finalised.
This book feal't cushioned was, too chitchat and looking around etc a lot quite dooing action/of things.
That is also noticeable is a period of a book,18 pages of @leading @subject then on 30 pages in a backside previewing the new book in W.W. Two.
This looks the 240 /50 mediocre history cushioned was to resemble these authors excellent books forwards in this seties.
The shame on Titles you/Simon Scarow. It takes it well for a next book !
4 / 5
For one the majority of part has found this enough dulls, also thought and explanation and no quite doing and action. An essential history is so only in that pound A lot of Sardinia of some bad people - and ossia the averages done in spite of Trying losing even more soldato and an eye he! Another half is in cause of COVID-19 or a Roman equivalent. It cruises of an epidemic and directly Rome any quarantine for him. A rest is cushioning and Try directs to fall enamoured again. I have thought a last an era substandard and ossia has manufactured so only.
5 / 5
I of the that thinks will be to give also was when I say that Macro disappears (take ) early on in a book and I am spent a whole time that the desires was there beside the his sidekick and spoilt bit it . In spite of, it was the good history and any that follows Test will enjoy. It could it has not dipped down and finalising in 2 days - I has wished has there was paced I reason nowI have the year for a prójimo one to come to the long of. Oh And I supposition could say you that it was a lot of cliché like this there is an epidemic (any pandemic) of the terrible plague. It feels you like has comprised of all has spent stops!
5 / 5
Is looking for Big battles with big armies and the Roman legions that hordes of fight of Barbarians, Germanic tribe or Parthians hordes, then this is not a novel for you. But, it likes me , you have followed of some adventures, battles, missions and campaigns that some two main characters undertake in some leading novels, then this account is like this enjoyable. Yes, it was sad that Macro is so only in a book for the short period but I have the feeling will return and be involved in a next adventure beside Trying. This in spite of, for this adventure, Marco is substituted for the class of James Vincolo Romano. It was it has bitten it dubious in this character at the beginning but has grown certainly on eat me narrative has progressed. So much, in place of big battles, in this history sees another side to run an Empire and some questions that can. I try And Apollonius is touched by an Emperor to dip commanded the rebellion in an island of Sardinia. Any one so only has to that the mandate dipped the rebellion, has to look an Emperor is exiled mistress and prevent the plague to extend during an island. As they Face these frames of questions to read add and although it would prefer to read in his function in of the big battles, has done the a lot of interesting and entertaining read. It would recommend this novel for any that follows to Try and Macro and in fact, for any one interested in Roman period historical novels.
4 / 5
This eventful the Roman adventure is already a 19th delivery of some wonderful 'Eagles of a Imperó seriáis, of a formidable author, Simon Scarrow.

In a start of a book will find the very drawn map of Sardinia a 1st century AD, as well as the Cast of Mussel with real adds historical and wonderful fictional characters those who are looking in this historical novel of control and can Romano.

His another action-the Roman adventure has packed, but lose an usual banter go in Try and Macro after Macro and the start of Petronella, and although a new a, a character has called Apollonius is doing his best to fill in a void, still in mine dress his different and no like this sparkling and enjoyable like this (was) goes in to Try and Macro.

Storytelling Is sure of the glorious quality, all some characters are lifelike and believable, while a deadly atmosphere in Sardinia, with also a murder pestilencia in his midst, comes splendidly of some pages.

This book is dipped a year , AD 57, during a reign of Black Emperor, and Prefect Try and Senior Centurion Macro is returned in Rome of an Oriental campaign with General Corbulo, so only to find an Imperial Yard uneasy and hostile to his attainments as well as to Black and his mistress, Claudia Law.

Prefect Try Is undressed of his title of Prefect of a Praetorians, because of his actions in an East with General Corbulo, and like the consequence is sent for Senator Seneca to Sardinia to escort Claudia Law in his place of exile, but first of this raisin and Macro will say his farewells, and ways of part with Macro and Petronella that begins for Britannia, to live and work there, leaving Test with his mission of entity to Sardinia, with the select group of Centurions and one murderous/spy, Apollonius, to spend public order Roman to this place, the place ossia also ravaged for the deadly illness.

That it is to follow is the Roman adventure with abundance of action, to good sure roughly that, but his also the book with the subject resemblance to the equal that in 'Invictus', in that a tribal venue the disgusts are concerned, but now adding his is the deadly pestilencia and with only Try in some title one the function of support for Apollonius, so that in general this involving the book is a bit subordinated to his predecessors in intensities, interaction, warfare and (real) historical battles against of to the fearsome opponents likes him a Parthians, or some tribes of Germania, or a Celts of Britannia, and so only can expect that an author will return to this class of formula again.

Really recommended, partorisca east is another very good addition to this fantastic series, but any much more in my opinion, and to go back to this episode loves it call: 'Heroic Try that Is mad about Sardinian Outing'!
5 / 5
Fantastic. Prpers Having read all a forward Macro and Try novels in was loved when this one is exited and read the immediately. (Spoilers)
Has differences like Macro is not in him for long and any concealed knows a history of a Boudican rebellion something the neighbour up for a next novel in the third of a way to a book.
A history of Sardinia is not something has known a lot roughly although they are was conscious of some turn etc of unclear to date scattered around an island but no like this conscious of anti Roman tribes two centuries the occupation. He so that there is a bit more investigations for me. I have loved this novel and can not expect for a prójimo.
4 / 5
For on 20 year has produced a volume of some adventures to Try and Macrone every year. Submerged in some intrigues of an imperial yard, our enemies of face of the heroes in a battlefield more easily that 'partner' in some streets of Rome. A good veteran Macro loaded with the glory hangs his uniform to consecrate he the married life like the retiree, but these starts of a scene last? I try Among desire for his brilliant results and of the plots of palaces, has been diverted to Sardinia, navigating among leading Black concubine, a Sardinian bandoleros (...) Some unable mates and, a lot cliché, an epidemic, that reinforces his society with a mate of new adventure the one who will be like this of confidence and faithful like forward a? On some years, some plots have changed of waged war in big pitched clashes the espionage warfare among friends and of the enemies. Defenders of a series will not be of the readers disappointed , random can have the little more perplexity.
4 / 5
To to 2 things did not like.
1. An use of a descriptor cerulean two times (chapters 8 and 14) has the sense has used too much closely near.
2. Spending a reader behind to a present - 'the c goes to write in our adventure is and 'does not think an axiom a stylus is more powerful that a dagger will take on'. I want to take lost in a fiction and these felt like this of the clumsy insertions.

Seneca Like this far does not look like this twisted like Pallus or Narcissus, appreciate a need for development of character.

These niggles averts, there is enjoyed a book. Thought can have had more run ins with Scurras a lot global, no a better in a series, but quite good.
4 / 5
As one would expect of Gentleman Scarrow another a lot crafted novel of adventure and appropriately pestilencia! Timely reflecting a current world.
Without giving was a plot this has felt the little bit so that another active has said also the bit of the pause partorisca breathe , perhaps resetting a next direction of travesía.
This in spite of a history in the smallest stairs that another still involves and entertains and place in Sardinia is something different.
Enjoyable And look forward to that it comes afterwards.
5 / 5
Look spoilers!!! I have read each book in these serious and has has wanted to him all with an exception of east a. Partorisca me Was very slow to take going, has concentrated too much in of the politics and romance and tried partorisca locate in a backside of a current covid pandemic. There is virtually any action partorisca speak of. A loss of the punctual main character in a book has not helped. I try Without Macro is like Laurel without Strong or chip without vinegar, so only no partorisca me. A history has been missing of an usual quantity of 'action', and has been cushioned was with political slime bored a lot and romance more be supported by soyills and Boon'! It looks that Simon Scarrow has short course of adventures partorisca his heroes. Coming on Simon, this book felt like the 'work of haste', together place partorisca fulfil he the date of caducity of editors. History very poor, boring, predictable with the hasty conclusion, which was in fact happy roughly so that it could takes has finalised! More than it is with 60 odd pages in
final blatantly announcing another book of the entirely different gender? This was certainly any one an usual thrilling adventure the earth enjoys of Scarrow. No the patch in a rest of some serious and I certainly will be partorisca look closely in of the descriptions of any future books in this series before I spend my money has won hard.
5 / 5
Nb This contains potential spoilers!

I amour some novels of Eagles but are Simon fearful has run out of steam with this history. I have thought an integer “covid in Sardinia” the plot was quite lazy and a look of whole company has quite hasty. Losing Macro early on in a history was the ENORMOUS deception and frankly Try is not quite charismatic to direct a serious. With Macro no longer in some Legions do not see any future for a series and hope Scarrow finally dips some eagles “to bed” and movements on to something new...
4 / 5
The one who the súper the history but I marvel yes is taking next end. Always it felt this would finalise in Boudicca rebellion with Claudius temple in Colchester but Douglas Jackson s Heroine of Rome quite killed that contrives?!!This in spite of a date is near and Macro already in a better clue is an entrance of Decianus Catus in this series . It could it has not dipped down.
5 / 5
While still a lot of readible and enjoyable, Number of Book 19 suffers because of Macro the absence and I would have liked him know that created to. Also there the sure terracing to leave-seen reason with Trying doing the material had done, enough, before. - eg Taking order of the new garrison and dipping down troublemaking locals. Also that has spent to a side a dark plus to Try the clue of character given in for Macro in a leading book in a Series. But in a whole, well the lovely reading and I will look forward to number 20.
4 / 5
A preachy pro covid lockdown stirs of twaddle. First time Scarrow has failed miserably. And the partidários new can skip is one.

I bad the one who Tries the covidfascist?? I am surprised has not demanded masks and vaccines
5 / 5
has read everything of some books of Simon Scarrow inner that has Try and Macro and that there is enjoyed and has seen the enormous quantity of Roman edifices by means of so many countries ln Europe, a Mlddle Is, Africa North as well as Egitto. Have Also have the majority of some books of Lindsey Davis a lot enjoyable having Marcus Faldo although has takes now and his daughter there is taken on. His books have taken also roughly Inghilterra, Half Easr, Egitto, Greece. As I have done in some of some countries and there is enjoyed.
5 / 5
There is enjoyed really are rids line of good history Simon scarrow in his more like this usual I without some reservations remain to expect according to reserving concealed Tries tram up with macro again taken to say Appolonius is another character adds to have in a history as it can not expect for prójimo a highly recommended book
5 / 5
there is enjoyed really read a later delivery of some adventures to Try and Macro. It has felt this Macro does not have very looked in this novel, hopefully a duet will be gathered in a next delivery, so that appearance anxiously stops. Highly recommended. The gentleman does well.
5 / 5
Has devoured this new novel like him starving man!! I have it quell'has lost certainly mine intake to Try and Macro. Hopefully Macro Will do the appearance he big plus in future sagas. Full of adventure and intrigue. It has been it adds to learn bit it more on Sardinia. Highly recommended!!
4 / 5
A really enjoyable book that took out of today of worries. Appearance Try and Macro has adventures more punctual
5 / 5
has read all 19 of a Macro and Try books, and this on was a poor plus one of in everything, too many explanations any one quite history. Disapointed!
5 / 5
Are the enormous defender of Scarrow of his book of original Eagles and of the best that Bernard Cornwall or your money has retreated the sticker has fixed his has taken my eye. This delivery felt light, with the less than his usual detail of conflict and intrigue. I try The new mate is the good addition and feels like the good dynamic to explore in of the future adventures. A better part of a book is a knowledge Tries will return the Britannia and a lot so only gather with Macro but turn to a province where some very better books in some serious (1-3) has been dipped.
4 / 5
Ouch, Has been the defender of Gentleman Scarrow in fact a lot of years. It has loved a series of eagle of one a lot first book. This one was the wee has bitten predictable, but can forgive one 'was-day' and still are that it looks forward to a prójimo a
5 / 5
that Interests one. Different of some another. If it has had the star in loser, was reason he all looked bit it imprecise and rushed. No a class of action that will have given very historical to fatten out of a detail I suspect.
4 / 5
Will not be read until with which Navidad but is like this as well as another 18 in a series my husband will be the happy bunny.
4 / 5
Am spent a lot of happy years with Trying and Macro and his adventures around a Roman world or at least that has believed was his,,,,, and sincerely thanks Gentleman Scarrow for an experience But that I that maintains ....???
5 / 5
A lot like this well novels like this leading - Macro the character done these serious and without him - a book has not been like this a lot - spend Macro behind - is required .
5 / 5
Another chapter in Trying and Macro Life. Ossia More probably a last delivery of this awesome serious. The cause of shame there is enjoyed a travesía there is taken on some last 19 books.
5 / 5
This reserves really involved my adolescent edges with reading during his adolescent years and to the equal that approaches his twenties the other closing that expects his response new titles when they result available.
5 / 5
I have read now everything in this series. I have found this an excellent read. A bit different of leading books but partorisca me the pertinent page turner. An end has suggested more partorisca come?
4 / 5
Reserves 1 - 18 sees a friendship and camaraderie of Macro and Try mature and give support. In this book, Macro has take of an army and looks now to has been writing was. And like this Appollonius ( the spy), presented to readers the courts while facts, is taking on where Macro has to that the left was like this when being the mate and sure partorisca Try. A history adds continuous.
5 / 5
Looks his simple. If you have read some leading books, calm already knows that well it is, as this one has to that be read. If has any reading any of these books, then begin in a prime minister an and obviously read this a hard.
4 / 5
In the bed that all some books in this collection and no in that has last discharge of his leading work was them happy to see that this book is returned to his better. It can not expect for a next book. It goes partorisca be the longitude 12 month.
4 / 5
Has read all the deliveries of a history to Try and Macro. Some the early deliveries are, in my opinion, a better. A late plus some are well with more than intrigue. Some controls partorisca transfer later was hope further of books. Something am looking advances too many.
5 / 5
Looking forward to a travesía the Brittania and a meeting with Macro. More fun and butcher advance. Be find it happy this in spite of ?
4 / 5
A enjoyable read how is all some books in these serious and am looking forward to our hero that joins Macro in Big Bretagna partorisca a next delivery.
5 / 5
Are defender of Simon his work and read all his books in Some Eagles seriáis, to the to the equal that have to him legustado the plot, but this was in meso. A @@subject easy elected (pestilencia), less action and no interesting interaction of characters. Advances of movement, Simon, with a series. It finalises it and beginning with Macro his years of starts or Lucius his years partorisca begin
4 / 5
A lot the time has expected follows on in a series, no quite finalised the closing but of then asks and while will have another.
5 / 5
Always rest waiting for any book of Simon Scarrow This rids is not disappointed can not expect for a next delivery and see that it spends with Marco and Try in there of Travesía and see is there the adventures take
4 / 5
Another fantastic book in this series with transfers and of the turns and utmost characters. I have enjoyed really a travesía. Very excited in Trying travelling the Britannia and finds he with macro
5 / 5
Try without Macro - almost unbelievable !!
Still the history to break. All the defenders of Scarrow really will enjoy.
4 / 5
Adding to my books that contains to Try and Marks working side for side. Beautiful scribed. More please Gentleman Scarrow.
5 / 5
Has bought this for my husband to the equal that has a together integer. It says that it is absolutely brilliant and well the value that shabby.
5 / 5
Has bought for my brother the one who has been enjoying all some books in a series, and has been thrilled. Good value also.
4 / 5
A lot enjoyable book how has been all a forward some in a series, while to a next delivery
4 / 5
Another fantastic book when it begin to read a book has to that spend on reading to an end has read he in is has more adventures with Trying & brilliant Frame
4 / 5
An element has arrived sooner that is to be declare. In perfect condition and the joy to see. Thank you.
4 / 5
A history is in him interesting but less plausible then leading books in a series. It feels as if it is a reservation too much
5 / 5
I so only could not dip this down! I usually read 3 or 4 books the year, this an I read less than the week.

Top Customer Reviews: The Gates of ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 43 ratings
4 / 5
A very very read, that looks forward to a sequela. No quite equal to a Conqueror series but afterwards.
5 / 5
Ossia His better book to beat no attended for some aims of next arrival Conn...
4 / 5
This absolutely fascinating the book is one 1st volume of the call of new series 'Athenian', of an author has acclaimed, Conn Iggulden, and described in the very spectacular fashion an atmosphere and people of an ancient world of Atene, and Greece like the whole.

In a start of a book will find in the first place two date of Homer and Aristophanes, clue for three very drawn maps, of Atene, one 'Battle 'of Marathon', and movement of Persian Forces among 490-480 BC, when finalising with the cast of Pronunciation of Military terms, Locations, Characters, Additional words and some Ten Tribes of Atene.

In a backside of a book will remark the a lot of well Remarks Historian documented, in that an author explains some historical details regarding this history in the most splendid fashion.

That says that the history is like this always of the quality to notch upper of this author, all the characters, if real historical or fantastic fictional, come animadamente the life, and an atmosphere of Atene and a Greek/of Persian conflict adds come superbly of some pages.

Some starts of book were with the prologue that is dipped around Sardis, in Lydia, which is part of a Persian Empire, and imagines a Big King, Darius, and his edges and heir, Xerxes.

A book is divided to two part, with separating a start is gone in 490 BC, and one 'Battle of Marathon', with more prominently looking a main figure of a book, a righteous and courageous strategos, Xanthippus, his woman, Agariste, and his girls, Ariphron, Eleni and Pericles, a last a the name to agree, and Xanthippus fellow young, Epikleos, and any to forget of course a Hero of Marathon, Miltiades, his edges, Cimon, Aristides a 'Justo', and finally an ambitious and slyness, Themistocles, and with the majority of them partly two still in action in 480 BC against some Persians in an endeavour to save Atene.

That it is to follow is the novel the amazing plus, and one that like directed like this a lot in comparison with an American author, Cameron Christian, and his series of Long War, but Conn Iggulden has given his own interpretation of chance among Greece and Persia in the more convincing and obliging way, and in such the way that a reader will be attracted in the most fervent way to this action-the history has packed, with lifelike actions and ferocious battle that will spend an Ancient World of Greece v Persia a lot of bolt.

Highly recommended to all the world, the eye a lot advances to a next delivery, and the one who this first Greek episode is concerned, loves it call: 'One The majority of Athenian Epic Begin'!
5 / 5
Has to that be extremely difficult for an author the material of source that is 2500 years. Of course Conn when being the author of upper historical fiction has directed to write an interesting account on some heroes during some Greek-Persian Wars of 480-490 BC. This in spite of, has had the lack of detail in some battle keys. I am not sure that is to be justify to return 3 famous battles; Marathon, Thermipolye, Salamis (run 1) to a novel. These battles, in mine dress, deserves much more narrative that roughly some 100 pages in of the totals that an author consecrates to describe all 3 battles. They were almost in a fund of a history while a book concentrates mainly in a politician haggling and fight of power among some wars. It is interesting to read but any 'can not dip down' quality. It was the relief to learn that a next book will continue with a conclusion of a Battle of the salamis and I expect a book will be more dynamic and action-has packed in comparison to 'Gates of Atene'. HERE It Is mine very preferred Hist. Writer of fiction and so only to 4 indication of the star of me is unheard of (with an exception of the boring 'Dunstan'). Sinister' hope a sequela will spend for behind one much more of Conn Iggulden.
4 / 5
Has liked him a start of book , but to the equal that has taken further to a book looked to live too much in a politics more than saying the entertaining and gripping history. No the patch in of the novels in Caeser and Gengis Kan . Has read novels of recent fantasy and was more gripping that Some Doors Of Atene. Hopefully Like this is only book a, one some concealed follows will live until expectations. In general I think Conn Iggledon is an excellent writer and there are them almost read all his novels and look forward to some next deliveries.
4 / 5
I really enjoyed this book. I have read the majority of these works of authors and in timing some parts of these books have required the bit of the has fallen! To maintain a history that goes.
This book, for me, has maintained the does not add throughout. Some actions of battle were excellent. Included when describing a politician shenanigans this there is prevailed, the still found retained that my interest to the very big level.
Rest waiting for a next book.
4 / 5
Quite readable but for some reason no until his usual narratives that tends to leave you with is mad about that it looks forward to a next book.
Some historical facts are all there, some characters believable based to our knowledge of them but has to that undefined the lack of something concealed no calm grip.
5 / 5
This opens on zones of history in the way that paste you the some pages. An only question am read that like this quickly I need to go back and read the all again the few weeks later as I read it to fast of the absorb everything. One wonderfully gripping historical novelist.
4 / 5
The majority of historical novels of a build of characteristic of the Classical period arrives lines of history, defining and drawing characters that sometimes does not return a history. No like this here, as we begin with one of some the majority of battles of entities among the Greeks and The the Persia and a history takes on the attentive plus feels roughly that. A good touch and this dips a step and power of a book.
5 / 5
Partidário Enormous of Conn the writing but this is not one of the his better for me. So only they did not like me a lot of some characters and I have not felt to like has taken under a skin of a main character that is the one who Conn is like this well in. But, I am happy bed that before Falcon of Esparta, which at present am reading, like this ossia an excellent read!! More Esparta please Conn :)
4 / 5
Like this always with this step of the author and the action are guaranteed without skimping in a detail. Quell'Likes them more roughly Gentleman Iggulden is that he no bog a reader down with tongue too indulgent or prose. This history has been writing and dipped partorisca film long but partorisca give more than a point of view of chance, partorisca me, an author has fill in some empty partorisca me as well as in the now fresh. Down waiting for a next delivery of the fascinating period of history.
4 / 5
Brilliant history of a build on A stock exchange of Atene and Thermopylae,and a last famous stand, that all has learnt like this of the boys. If has an interest in the history of Greece read it.
5 / 5
Loves this author But has not had any need partorisca a last paragraph of “the doors of Atene” if an author is reading this, please redact the.

SPOILER

Kills soldate like this a lot of as it likes you - active Ghengis surrender his, Caesar crucify his, rape some women, cut some bosses of boys, is everything well.

A last page of some doors is too far. So only too far.
4 / 5
A new series of master history teller Conn Iggulden has read everything of his books and this promises to be another excellent series very researched and add law partorisca look forward to a next book
4 / 5
Another masterpiece of the author adds that it takes on the familiar but thrilling period closing of history. Like this usual quell'ameno alive in the fashion that the mark loves work entirely to an end, and then love a next book in some serious immediately.
4 / 5
Brilliant book , can not expect for next delivery.
Novel very historical writes roughly Marathon and
the battle in Thermopylae , will be partorisca interest to read one follows on like this is not mentioned in any one another reservation of writers has read.
4 / 5
The writing of good fantastic history and full of action and intrigue an author has done his investigation a lot highly would recommend this book
5 / 5
there is enjoyed all some historical novels for Iggulden. (Any like this enthusiastic in an Empire of series of Rooms - but ossia personal flavour , no his character in writing). Esome Doors of Atene' painting the vivid and involving narrative that builds an affinity with some characters and his history lines a lot quickly. Looking forward to Book Two!
4 / 5
Absolute masterpiece. Probably I row he big then 'Falcons of Esparta' albeit that would be the statement biased like these books covers my preferred of historical period. Looking advances partorisca a second part
5 / 5
Like this always. The history adds of conn. When it is a prójimo an exiting? It does not love attentive. Robert Harris afterwards.
5 / 5
I have not been never disappointed for any of the work of this author and ossia any exception . My only beef is trilogies or specifically a time among books a, two and three.
5 / 5
Loves the books of all this author, find them interesting and maintain me glued to a page until an end.
5 / 5
Loves ancient history. Also I want to read historical fiction where the characters and the chances are spent the life. And I am pleased to say that this book of Conn Iggulden is up there with his best. It can not expect for his prójimo. If yours the defender of Conn Iggulden or is interested in Ancient history then ossia the must .
5 / 5
A terrific bed, thoroughly enjoyable, can not expect for a prójimo in a series
4 / 5
With has had slacked the little lately but this is going back to the his better.
5 / 5
During my a lot of years to read historical fiction, honradamente can say that ossia one of one has read more. Conn Is the character of a gender.
A must read for people to an ancient world-wide Greek.
5 / 5
More saying of some Persian of Greek wars has had one the privilege to read. I have taken attended for a next delivery
5 / 5
My favourite author of the historical faction and is bang in forms. A well counts to write and basically attack of an extraordinary series of chance. I can not expect for a next book to see like this continues.
5 / 5
Has bought a book for my husband for Navidad, is really enjoying it.
5 / 5
Has read an Emperor, a conqueror and a war of a series of rose, some doors of Atene has not looked also writes like another series, is well, but no until a leading series.
5 / 5
The history adds that it maintains entertained all by means of a book. Some the historical characters are spent the life with a description of life in ancient Greece
5 / 5
Excellent book, amour a take on a battle of thermopylae. A must read partorisca all 300 defenders and also partorisca all Conn Iggulden defenders. It can not expect for a prójimo a.
5 / 5
Another writing of fantastic book for iggulden, really enjoying an elderly greece appearance and his heroic fight. If there is rid then european the ideas could be be change forevermore. It would owe that write in troy!
5 / 5
A fantastic piece of historical fiction that is mixed with chance and of the real people that is spent.

Classical Conn Igulden - well does
4 / 5
like all that it is partorisca disturb usual brilliance of Iggledin
4 / 5
Fantastically Writing, easily transporting me in Ancient Greece. Partidário Massively of Conn Iggulden 10/10
4 / 5
A lot this was partorisca add, still again Conn Iggulden has spent a past like this animadamente the life. The history adds of course but some do any a novel. Amur He
5 / 5
This was the book adds , an interesting historical chance, very written, a lot enjoyable read, can not expect for a second book partorisca exit
5 / 5
Absolutely gripping
would recommend this book to any one any history and action.
Will expect a next part.
Conn Uses real history well in his books.
5 / 5
Fantastic history of ancient time. Looking forward to a next book and partorisca listen roughly like a Athenians survive an evacuation of Atene.
4 / 5
Conn Iggulden Is a better. Again the book of quality. Well written with a right mix of dialogue and action. Still going strong, the scarce thing.
4 / 5
Another adds read of this author. Thoroughly There Is enjoyed, looks forward to according to serious novel
4 / 5
Readable but the little ‘stagey'. No like this dynamic the narrative like usual.