The Iliad

The Iliad

Joe Sachs
Role: Translator
Sachs has been a Tutor at St. John’s College for over thirty years and is a well renowned translator of Aristotle and Plato.

Homer’s epic about the horrors and heroism of the final year of the Trojan War is one of Western literature’s most enduring and moving tales. Joe Sachs, whose translations are known for being faithful to the original Greek, brings new layers of depth, understanding, and interest to the poem.