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The Iliad

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Description:  E.V. Rieu’s beloved translation of the great war epic of Western literature, revised and updated by D. C. H. Rieu One of the foremost achievements in Western literature, Homer's Iliad tells the story of the darkest episode of the Trojan War. At its center is Achilles, the greatest warrior-champion of the Greeks, and his conflict with his leader Agamemnon. Interwoven in the tragic sequence of events are powerfully moving descriptions of the ebb and flow of battle, the besieged city of Ilium, the feud between the gods, and the fate of mortals. For this Penguin Classics edition, classicist D. C. H. Rieu has revised the work o ... (more)
Manufacturer: Penguin Classics
Release date: 29 April 2003
ISBN-10 : 0140447946 | ISBN-13: 9780140447941
Tags: Trojan War (5), Epic Poetry (4), Mythology (4), Epic (3), Fiction (3), Greek (3), Hector (2), Achilles (2), Historical (2), Greece (1), Ancient (1), Heroism (1), Greek Mythology (1), Poetry (1), War (1), Epic Poem (1)
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