Jul 17, 2017

The Iliad Resources

Links page for Free Translations, Maps & Dictionaries

Free Translations of The Iliad:

Versions Translated by Samuel Butler
http://classics.mit.edu/Homer/iliad.html
https://www.gutenberg.org/files/2199/2199-h/2199-h.htm
http://www.literaturepage.com/read/theiliad.html
(Lots of ads in this version Grr….)
http://www.online-literature.com/homer/iliad/ 

Free Audiobook for Samuel Butler’s Translation:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0howowSfvw
https://librivox.org/the-iliad-by-homer-translated-by-samuel-butler/

Translated by Ian Johnston — Aesthetically pleasing layout!!! WITH an AUDIOBOOK (but have to buy)
https://records.viu.ca/~johnstoi/homer/iliad1.htm
https://www.naxosaudiobooks.com/iliad-the-unabridged/ ($53.00 USD as of July 2017)

Translated by Ian Johnston — Book Image, downloadable copy
http://freelance-academy.org/new-gelati/Iliad.pdf

Translated by Robert Fagles
https://openlibrary.org/books/OL2225803M/The_Iliad

The PDF Version is a scanned book:
https://ia801400.us.archive.org/20/items/iliad01homegoog/iliad01homegoog.pdf

Translated by Mr. Pope — Also a scanned book, PDF form
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e0/The_Iliad_of_Homer.pdf


Helpful Online References for understanding:

Basic Overview of all things needed for The Illiad (Very General Overview)
http://www.reed.edu/humanities/110Tech/Iliad.html

Dictionaries for Greek Mythology:


1100 Page Dictionary in Searchable PDF/EPub/etc Form
https://archive.org/stream/adictionarygree08smitgoog#page/n8/mode/2up

Old Style Dictionary!! Scanned Book (Not Searchable)
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/digital/collections/cul/texts/ldpd_10482899_000/ldpd_10482899_000.pdf

Searchable Dictionary, looks like a Google Style Set Up (Type & Search)
http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=moa;idno=ACL3129.0001.001

Alphabetical Order in the Links Bar on the Right Side 
http://www.pantheon.org/areas/mythology/europe/greek/articles.html

Alphabetical Order in the Links Bar on the Right Side (Looks incomplete or broken links)
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:1999.04.0104

1 Page synopsis & analysis with links to online versions
http://www.ancient-literature.com/greece_homer_iliad.html

A version that’s provided via link is:
Greek version with word-by-word translation (Perseus Project): http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text.jsp?doc=Perseus:text:1999.01.0133

Detailed book-by-book summary (About.com): 
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/iliad/a/Iliad.htm

On the right side of the page, in the grey header bars under “Places” is a link to a Google Map that shows the most frequently mentioned places in this document.  I think the map is updated for each book/section of the text.
http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:1999.01.0134:book=1:card=1



Maps for the Iliad:
Black & White, Great for Printing, Various Images
https://blog.oup.com/2013/11/maps-of-the-iliad/

Awesome!!! Full Colour, clearly labeled — Character & Their Hometowns
http://kottke.org/17/02/map-showing-the-homeland-of-every-character-in-homers-iliad

Pretty Map shows description of event & dates when hovered w/ mouse
http://www.simonandschusterpublishing.com/iliad/the-iliad--interactive-map.html

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