‘Iliad’ and ‘Odyssey’ translator Rodney Merrill to speak at Dionysies festival in Paris

by Shaun Manning on March 6, 2012

cover of "The Odyssey" translated by Rodney Merrillcover of "The Iliad" translated by Rodney MerrillRodney Merrill, translator of the University of Michigan Press editions of The Odyssey of Homer and The Iliad, will appear at a symposium for translators of the Iliad into modern dactylic hexameters at Les Dionysies – Festival de théâtre antique in Paris on March 26. Merrill and the other presenters will discuss translating Homer’s Trojan War epic into several languages, with Merrill addressing the concerns unique to working with English.




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