The Iliad by Homer


Homer’s timeless epic unfolds the gripping tale of the Trojan War, blending gods and mortals in a saga of honor, heroism, and the inexorable forces of fate. This story that will survice the apocalypse.

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In Homer’s epic poem, “The Iliad,” the ancient world springs to life with a tapestry of heroes, gods, and fate, as the clash of civilizations reverberates across the plains of Troy in a timeless tale of honor, glory, and the human condition. Through the lyrical cadence of Homer’s verse, readers are transported to a world where gods walk among mortals, where the echoes of battle resound with the cries of warriors and the clash of bronze, and where the destinies of men are woven into the fabric of divine will.

At the heart of this epic saga lies the siege of Troy, a decade-long conflict sparked by the abduction of Helen, the most beautiful woman in the world, and fueled by the pride and ambition of kings and heroes. As the armies of Greece and Troy clash on the battlefield, Homer paints a vivid portrait of the heroism and folly, the triumphs and tragedies that define the human experience.

From the valor of Achilles, the mightiest of Greek warriors, to the cunning of Odysseus, the master strategist, “The Iliad” is a testament to the enduring power of myth and legend to capture the imagination and stir the soul. Through its timeless themes of honor, loyalty, and the pursuit of glory, Homer’s epic continues to resonate with readers across the ages, offering insight into the complexities of human nature and the eternal struggle for meaning in a world fraught with conflict and uncertainty.

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University of Chicago Press



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ISBN/EAN        9780226469409