‘Iliad of Homer’ (1756)

This is one of only 2 volumes (of 6) I was able to obtain before my attention was diverted to Campbell’s ‘Popular Tales’, Pope’s Homer is mentioned in his Introduction. I’ve uploaded this as it’s volume 1 and had an additional map & we all love a good map. My studies began with my original areas of interest, Classical Greece & Rome, with a side interest in Victorian London. My expansion into Scottish history has meant I’ve not yet had a chance to give this a good read, though I think I’d want the cover reattached first to save it from excessive wear at my hands.

 

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A. Pope (1756), ‘Iliad of Homer’, London: Henry Lintot, Front Cover.

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A. Pope (1756), ‘Iliad of Homer’, London: Henry Lintot, Spine.

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A. Pope (1756), ‘Iliad of Homer’, London: Henry Lintot, “ΟΜΗΡΟΣ” [translates as “Hostage”]. “Ex marmore antiquo in Ædibus Farnesia Roma” [translates as “Marble of the ancient buildings Farnesia Rome”].

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A. Pope (1756), ‘Iliad of Homer’, London: Henry Lintot, Publisher’s Page.

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A. Pope (1756), ‘Iliad of Homer’, London: Henry Lintot, Maps of “Homers Greece” and the “Mouth of the Sea.”

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