Translations of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff

Complete translations of the Iliad and Odyssey

Iliad, Pope translation

Verse translation. Alexander Pope (1688–1744) translated both the Iliad and the Odyssey into heroic couplets. Pope uses the Roman names of the Olympian gods.

Iliad, Lang translation

Prose translation. Andrew Lang (1844–1912)

Odyssey, Butler translation

Prose translation. Samuel Butler (1835–1902). Butler, like Pope, uses Roman names for the gods.

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