Barbara Graziosi and Anthony Verity on Homer's Iliad (Oxford University Press) from George Miller on Vimeo.
Readership: Readers interested in classical literature, epic, myth, Homer;
students of classics, ancient history, archaeology, English literature and other modern European literature, comparative literature, philosophy, oriental studies, anthropology, and in the US, 'great books' courses.
Anthony Verity is a classical scholar and educationalist whose appointments include Head of Classics at Bristol Grammar School, Headmaster of Leeds Grammar School, and Master of Dulwich College from 1986 to 1995. His translations for Oxford World's Classics include Theocritus, Idylls and Pindar, The Complete Odes.
Barbara Graziosi's research focuses on ancient Greek literature and its readers, both ancient and modern. Her books include Inventing Homer: The Early Reception of Epic (CUP, 2002, pbk 2007), Homer: The Resonance of Epic, (Duckworth, 2005, jointly written with Johannes Haubold), Homer in the Twentieth Century: Between World Literature and the Western Canon (OUP, 2007, pbk 2010, jointly edited with Emily Greenwood), The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies (2009, jointly edited with G. R. Boys-Stones and P. Vasunia), and a commentary on Iliad 6, co-written with Johannes Haubold. Forthcoming books include a history of the Olympian gods and a VSI to Homer.
"a fine new translation" - Edward Luttwak, London Review of Books