Homer’s poetry has been read both in translation and its original Greek for thousands of years. The Iliad and the Odyssey contain many of the most enduring images and characters in literary history. As time passes, the original texts become more and more distant and the language, even with updated translations, can be daunting. Listen to hear how a new translation of Homer’s works aim to bring those characters to life for a new generation.
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