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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Greek language -- Readers,
  • Achilles (Greek mythology) -- Poetry,
  • Trojan War -- Poetry

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementHomer ; with notes and vocabulary by P.A. Draper.
GenreReaders., Poetry.
ContributionsDraper, P. A. 1952-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPA4020 .P1 c2002
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 193 p. :
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3558210M
ISBN 10047209792X, 0472067923
LC Control Number2002018718

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The Iliad Hardcover – October 1, #N#Homer (Author) › Visit Amazon's Homer Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Homer (Author), Robert Fagles (Translator), Bernard Knox (Introduction) out of 5 stars 1, by: 5. The Iliad (Wordsworth Classics) Paperback – September 1, by Homer (Author), George Chapman (Translator), Adam Roberts (Introduction) out of 5 stars 59 ratings. See all formats and editions. Hide other formats and editions. $ Used from $ 38 New from $ 2 Collectible from $ Read more Read less. The Amazon Book Review/5(66). The poet invokes a muse to aid him in telling the story of the rage of Achilles, the greatest Greek hero to fight in the Trojan War. The narrative begins nine years after the start of the war, as the Achaeans sack a Trojan-allied town and capture two beautiful maidens, Chryseis and Briseis. Book I Sing, O goddess, the anger of Achilles son of Peleus, that brought countless ills upon the Achaeans. Many a brave soul did it send hurrying down to Hades, and many a hero did it yield a prey to dogs and vultures, for so were the counsels of Jove fulfilled from the day on which the son of Atreus, king of men, and great Achilles, first.

Summary: Book 19 Thetis presents Achilles with the armor that Hephaestus has forged for him. She promises to look after Patroclus’s body and keep it from rotting while Achilles goes to battle. Achilles walks along the shore, calling his men to an assembly. The Iliad by Homer, part of the Internet Classics Archive. Home: Browse and Comment: Search: Buy Books and CD-ROMs: Help: The Iliad By Homer Written B.C.E Translated by Samuel Butler. The Iliad has been divided into the following sections: Book I [47k] Book II [63k] Book III [36k] Book IV [42k] Book V [66k] Book VI [42k] Book.   61, free ebooks. No cover available. Bibliographic Record. Buckley, Theodore Alois, Homer, ? BCE? BCE. Pope, Alexander, Project Gutenberg has several editions of this eBook: # (With linked footnotes) # (In blank verse, Many footnotes.) # (No footnotes or illustrations)Cited by: 5. The Iliad BOOK I S ing, O goddess, the anger of Achilles son of Peleus, that brought countless ills upon the Achaeans. Many a brave soul did it send hurrying down to Hades, and many a hero did it yield a prey to dogs and vultures, for so were the counsels of Jove fulfilled from the day on which the son ofFile Size: 1MB.

HOMER, ILIAD 1 HOMER was a semi-legendary Greek poet from Ionia who the Greeks ascribed with the composition of their greatest epics-- The Iliad and The Odyssey. The date of these works is disputed by modern scholars, but they are usually placed in the C8th or C7th B.C. LitCharts assigns a color and icon to each theme in The Iliad, which you can use to track the themes throughout the work. As night falls, the Achaeans sleep soundly, except for Agamemnon, who watches the Trojan fires. Restless, he seeks out Nestor to create a new plan for the Achaeans. Menelaus is also unable to sleep and comes across his. In the very first line of the Iliad, the poet addresses the Muse, who inspires him with song, and asks her to sing (through him) the story of the wrath of the son of Peleus, aka Achilles. Bk I Invocation and Introduction. Goddess, sing me the anger, of Achilles, Peleus’ son, that fatal anger that brought countless sorrows on the Greeks, and sent many valiant souls of warriors down to Hades, leaving their bodies as spoil for dogs and carrion birds: for thus was the will of Zeus brought to fulfilment. Sing of it from the moment when Agamemnon, Atreus’ son, that king of.