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.