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Homer
The Iliad, transl. by J. Ozell (London: B. Lintott, 1712).

 

THE| ILIAD| OF| HOMER,| With Notes.| To which are prefix'd, A large| PREFACE,| AND THE| Life of HOMER,| BY| Madam DACIER.| [rule]| Done from the French by Mr. OZELL;| and by him compar'd with the Greek.| To which will be made some farther Notes, that| shall be added at the End of the Whole; by| Mr. JOHNSON, late of Eton, now of| Brentford.| [rule]| Illustrated with 26 CUTS, copy'd by the best Gra-|vers, from the Paris Plates design'd by COYPEL.| [rule]| LONDON:| Printed by G. James, for Bernard Lintott,| at the Cross-Keys between the Two Temple-Gates.| MDCCXII.

Description

[5 vols. sep. pag. with numerous engravings]

  1. frontispiece/ black and red titlepage/ [2] pp. dedication: Richard Steele; signed: John Ozell/ [20] pp. "The English Translator's Preface"/ p.[i]-lx preface/ p.[1]-31 "Life of Homer"/ p.[32] "Argument of first Book"/ p.[1]-146/ [2] pp. books published by B. Lintott.
  2. frontispiece/ black and red titlepage/ p.[3]-274/ [2] pp. books published by B. Lintott.
  3. frontispiece/ black and red titlepage/ p.[3]-238/ [2] pp. books published by B. Lintott.
  4. frontispiece/ black and red titlepage/ p.[3]-239/ p.[240] books published by B. Lintott.
  5. frontispiece/ black and red titlepage/ p.[3]-136/ [8] pp. "Mr Johnson's Notes"/ p.[1]-94 "Poetical Index"/ [2] pp. books published by B. Lintott/ 12.
Shelf-markslink

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Bibliographical Reference

ESTC: t054873.

History of Publication

Follows Madame Dacier's Traslation. Translators: John Ozell/ Broome/ Oldisworth.

  1. this editionThe Iliad, transl. by J. Ozell (London: B. Lintott, 1712).
  2. 2nd edition (1714).
Remarks

Blank verse translation in justified paragraphs. Enriched with footnotes interpreting the text. Gave the model to Ozell's Telemachus-translation.link

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