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The Challenges of Translating Ancient Greek

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Published on Nov 11, 2013

Translator Barry Powell reveals the herculean efforts he faced in translating an ancient language and deciding on the true meaning of some of the words that Homer used. http://global.oup.com/academic/produc...

Barry B. Powell is Halls-Bascom Professor of Classics Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and author of a new free verse translation of The Iliad by Homer.

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