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The Iliad

Homer's epic poem The Iliad laid the foundation upon which Ancient Greece developed its culture, societal values, religious beliefs and practice of warfare. The influence of The Iliad on Western civilization has been vast, inspiring many of its most famous works of literature, music, and visual art.
507 printed pages
Samuel Butler
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  • Aleksandr Beljakovshared an impression7 years ago

    Тяжело зашла. А в итоге, троя все еще не пала.

  • Katrinashared an impressionlast month
    👍Worth reading

    I'm Greek and we used to read and study for Iliad at school almost everyday.

  • benedettiallisonshared an impression8 months ago



  • Liamhas quoted3 years ago
    and when the child of morning, rosy-fingered Dawn,
  • Katrinahas quotedlast month
    The death of Hector.
  • Katrinahas quotedlast month
    The gods hold a council and determine to watch the fight, from the hill Callicolone, and the barrow of Hercules—A fight between Achilles and AEneas is interrupted by Neptune, who saves Aeneas—Achilles kills many Trojans.

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