Translator—Homer’s The Iliad

Other Translations: many ancient Greek works including Aeschylus’s The Oresteia, Homer’s The Odyssey, Virgil’s Aeneid

Teaching Credits: Yale University, Princeton University

Education: Amherst College, Yale University

Awards: National Humanities Medal, Harold Morton Landon Translation Award for his translation of The Iliad, Academy Award in Literature for his translation of The Odyssey, PEN/Ralph Manheim Medal for lifetime achievement