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A sampling of comments on Iliad Rhapsody 4

2016.07.21 / updated 2018.09.08 | By Gregory Nagy The Trojan War is being fought here as if for the very first time. There is a sense of novelty at first in contemplating all the violent woundings and deaths yet to follow. Of special interest is all the beautiful detail lavished on the wounding of Menelaos: it is as if his bleeding wound here could be pictured as the original trauma… Read more