Greek poems to know and love.

Iliad Book 1, lines 1-21

The Iliad begins

by Homer

μῆνιν ἄειδε θεὰ Πηληϊάδεω Ἀχιλῆος

Sing O Muse of the wrath of Achilles

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Odyssey Book 1, lines 1-10

The Odyssey begins

by Homer

ἄνδρα μοι ἔννεπε, μοῦσα, πολύτροπον,

Tell me, Muse, of the resourceful Odysseus

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