The Iliad /

The centuries old epic about the wrath of Achilles is rendered into modern English verse by a renowned translator and accompanied by an introduction that reassesses the identity of Homer. In Robert Fagles' beautifully rendered text, the Iliad overwhelms us afresh. The huge themes godlike, yet u...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Homer (Author)
Other Authors: Fagles, Robert (Translator)
Format: Book
Ancient Greek
Published: New York, New York : Penguin Books, 1998.
Series:Penguin classics deluxe edition.
Table of Contents:
  • The spelling and pronunciation of Homeric names
  • Maps: Mainland Greece
  • The Peloponnese
  • The Aegean and Asia minor
  • Troy and vicinity
  • Homer: Iliad
  • The rage of Achilles
  • The great gathering of Armies
  • Helen reviews the champions
  • The truce erupts in war
  • Diomedes fights the gods
  • Hector returns to Troy
  • Ajax duels with Hector
  • The tide of battle turns
  • The embassy of Achilles
  • Marauding through the night
  • Agamemnon's day of glory
  • The Trojans storm the rampart
  • Battling for the ships
  • Hera outflanks Zeus
  • The Achaean armies the bay
  • Patroclus fights and dies
  • Menelaus' finest hour
  • The shield of Achilles
  • The champion arms for battle
  • Olympian gods in arms
  • Achilles fights the river
  • The death of Hector
  • Funeral games for Patroclus
  • Achilles and Priam
  • The genealogy of the royal house of Troy.