Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Homer's Iliad into Arabic verse !

Suleyman al-Boustani, the Lebanese statesman, teacher, poet and historian (1856–1925), has translated Homer's Iliad not simply into Arabic prose, but into Arabic verse. The translation is published by Kalimat press The book could be freely downloaded from the  website as a kindle, pdf, or ePUB, through this link. The provider is Hendawi Foundation for Education and Culture; a non-Profit Organization seeking to promote education and culture and thought in the Arabic region through both translation and publishing of literature from all over the world.