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THE

ILIAD OF HOMER:

TRANSLATED BY

ALEXANDER POPE.

WITH

OBSERVATIONS ON HOMER AND HIS WORKS,

AND BRIEF NOTES,

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LONDON: GEORGE BELL & SONS, YORK STREET,

COVENT GARDEN.

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· FLAXMAN'S ILLUSTRATIONS

OF THE ILIAD.

PLATS "

I. HOMER INVOKING THE MUSE. . . to face page 1 II. MINERVA REPRESSING THE FURY OF ACHILLES . . 8 III. THE DEPARTURE OF BRISEIS FROM THE TENT OP ACHILLES 12 IV. THETIS CALLING BRIAREUS TO THE ASSISTANCE OF JU

PITER . . . . . . . . . 14 V. THETIS ENTREATING JUPITER TO HONOUR ACHILLES : 18 VI. JUPITER SENDING THE EVIL DREAM TO AGAMEMNON . 22 VII. VENUS DISGUISED, INVITING HELEN TO THE CHAMBER

OF PARIS . . . . . . . . 62 VIII. VENUS PRESENTING HELEN TO PARIS . . . . 64 D. THE COUNCIL OF THE GODS . . . . . . 65 X. VENUS WOUNDED IN THE HAND, CONDUCTED BY IRIS

TO MARS . . . . . . . . 93 XI. OTUS AND EPHIALTES HOLDING MARS CAPTIVE . . 94 XII. DIOMED CASTING HIS SPEAR AGAINST MARS. . XIII. HECTOR CHIDING PARIS . . . . . . 118 XIV. THE MEETING OF HECTOR AND ANDROMACHE . . 120

XV. HECTOR AND AJAX SEPARATED BY THE HERALDS . . 132 XVI. JUNO AND MINERVA GOING TO ASSIST THE GREEKS .149 XVII. TIE HOURS TAKING THE HORSES FROM JUNO'S CAR 150

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