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THE

 

ILIAD OF HOMER

 

RENDERED INTO ENGLISH PROSE FOR THE USE OF THOSE WHO CANNOT READ THE ORIGINAL

 

BY

 

SAMUEL BUTLER

 

AUTHOR OF

 

"EREWHON," "LIFE AND HABIT," "THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF DR. SAMUEL BUTLER," "THE AUTHORESS OF THE ODYSSEY," ETC.

 

"I entirely agree with you after due rumination. Homer and Shakespeare are the only two poets in the wide world."—Baron Merian to Dr. S. Butler.

 

LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO.

 

39 PATERNOSTER ROW, LONDON

 

NEW YORK AND BOMBAY

 

1898

 

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