The Iliad (transl. Alexander Pope)

The Iliad (transl. Alexander Pope)


Homer (greek writer) Homer (greek writer)

Summary

The story of the Iliad follows the great Greek warrior Achilles, as well as his rage and the destruction it causes. Parallel to this, the story also follows the Trojan warrior Hector and his efforts to fight to protect his family and his people. Although the story covers only a few weeks in the final year of the war, the Iliad mentions or alludes...More
Mythological & Historical Poem Poetry collection

Homer is the presumed author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, two hugely influential epic poems of ancient Greece. If Homer did in fact compose the works, he is one of the greatest literary artists in the world, and, through these poems, he affected Western standards and ideas.

Publish Date : 21 Jun 2022

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Chapter : 27


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