An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge

The Odyssey

The Odyssey - Emily Wilson, Homer

I read The Iliad a few years ago after reading The Song of Achilles. I meant to read The Odyssey at some point and now I have. I was originally planning on reading Fagles' translation, but ended up with a copy of Emily Wilson's new translation instead. It is incredibly clear and readable. I found this much easier to get through than the Iliad which I think is due to the translation and a greater familiarity with the story. I've toyed around with the idea of also reading The Aeneid. Maybe in a couple of years I'll get around to that one. Of course that means deciding on another translation... we'll see.