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Black Ships Before Troy: The Story of 'The Iliad'

Sutcliff, Rosemary

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ISBN 10: 055349483X / ISBN 13: 9780553494839
Published by Laurel Leaf, 2005
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Title: Black Ships Before Troy: The Story of 'The ...

Publisher: Laurel Leaf

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Mass Market Paperback

Book Condition:New

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The Story of the Iliad

Homer's epic poem, The Illiad, is one of the greatest adventure stories of all time. In it, the abduction of the legendary beauty, Helen of Troy, leads to a conflict in which even the gods and goddesses take sides and intervene. It is in the Trojan War that the most valiant heroes of the ancient world are pitted against one another. Here Hectore, Ajax, Achilles, and Odysseus meet their most formidable challenges and in some casas their tragic ends.

Rosemary Sutcliff makes such extraordinary stories as those of those Trojan horse, of Aphrodite and the golden apple, and of the fearsome warrior women Amazons, accessible to contemporary young people.
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Publication Date: 12/13/2005
  • Pages: 151
  • Reading Level: Age 12 and Up

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Rosemary Sutcliff wrote more than 40 historical novels for young adults, including The Wanderings of Odysseus and Black Ships Before Troy, as well as five adult novels, and several books of nonfiction.

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