[ModLib] Reading the ML

Scot Kamins kamins at ModernLib.com
Thu Jul 5 11:29:05 EDT 2007


On Jul 5, 2007, at 6:47 AM, Mike Mayer wrote:

> Is that the Leaf/Lang/Myers translation [ of the Iliad] that newer  
> editions used?

According to the BookNote for that title, the one Toby is reading was  
translated by Andrew Lang, Walter Leaf, and Ernest Myers (1929 -  
1963). The 1963 translator was Ennis Rees.

Here's the entire entry (as long as I'm there):

First copyright page text:     First Modern Library Edition

First binding style:     5

First inverse DJ number:     169

Intro author:     Gilbert Highet (1951 edition)
                    Ennis Rees (1963 edition)

Dates in print:    1929 - 1951 (no intro)
                    1951 - 1963 (Highet intro)
                    1963 - 1970 (Rees intro)

Genre:     Poetry

Curriculum:     Ancient Western World (Classics)

Original language:      Greek

Translator:      Andrew Lang, Walter Leaf, Ernest Myers (1929 - 1963)
                           Ennis Rees (1963 - 1970)





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