The Iliad: Book 2 by Homer, Read by Anton Lesser
Agamemnon’s Dream and the Catalogue of Ships
Listen to “Agamemnon’s Dream and the Catalogue of Ships,” Book 2 of Homer’s epic poem. The Iliad is one of the earliest and greatest poems in the Western world and the story of the 50 critical days at the end of the Trojan war. Narrator Anton Lesser gives an engaging presentation of Ian Johnston’s translation, smoothly moving from narrating the action to voicing the different characters.
For listeners who would like to read the text, Ian Johnston’s translation is available on his website.
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