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Interlinear/Literal Iliad translation

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Interlinear/Literal Iliad translation

Postby Benedarius » Thu Aug 12, 2010 7:34 pm

I've found an interlinear translation of the Iliad on Google books, but the word order is all changed. So I'm wondering is there any free interlinear/literal translation of the Iliad in any format?
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Re: Interlinear/Literal Iliad translation

Postby Lex » Sat Aug 14, 2010 6:36 pm

I don't know of any free ones. There is one that you can download from http://www.logos.com/products/details/3320, that is only $30 US. I have a copy myself. It has an interlinear with the Greek in the original order, and the English matching the Greek order. It also has a separate non-interlinear English-only version, in English word order, of course. The best part is that it also lists parts of speech and lexical forms for the Greek words in their own separate lines (four lines altogether). So it's basically a word study version of the Iliad. Very nice if you're having trouble "reverse engineering" the lexical form of a verb from its conjugation, or if you remember the lexical form of a verb but can't remember which conjugation you're looking at. I don't usually buy downloadable content, but the word study capability made it worth the money, IMHO.

Caveat: It comes with a special reader that you would have to install; it's not just a PDF file. I had a little trouble with the installation, but the customer support was good, and I haven't had trouble with it since.

NB: I do not have any affiliation with this product, other than having bought a copy.
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