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The Iliad

Homer

ISBN 10: 1440430039 / ISBN 13: 9781440430039
Published by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2008
Condition: Good Soft cover
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Title: The Iliad

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Good

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The Iliad written by legendary author Homer is widely considered to be one of the top 100 greatest books of all time. This great classic will surely attract a whole new generation of readers. For many, The Iliad is required reading for various courses and curriculums. And for others who simply enjoy reading timeless pieces of classic literature, this gem by Homer is highly recommended. Published by Classic House Books and beautifully produced, The Iliad would make an ideal gift and it should be a part of everyone's personal library.

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A Look Inside: The Iliad [Click Images to Enlarge]

First Seven Lines of the Iliad: This reconstruction is based on what we know about the earliest Greek orthography.

The Walls of Troy: The translator standing before the walls of the sixth city at Troy.

The Judgment of Paris: On the right a youthful Paris sits on a stone in a rural location. The sheep near his feet indicates that he is a shepherd. Athenian red-figure water jar, c. 450 BC.

The Rage of Achilles: The seated Agamemnon holds the scepter of authority and sits on a throne, his lower body wrapped in a robe. Athena seizes Achilles from behind by the hair. Roman mosaic from Pompeii, c. First Century AD. The Wedding of Zeus and Hera: A half-naked Zeus, sitting on a rock, clasps the wrist of Hera. One of her breasts is exposed as Hera removes her head covering in a traditional gesture of submission. c. 540 BC Hephaistos Prepares Arms for Achilles: The smithy-god, bearded and wearing a felt cap, sits in an elaborately draped hall on a platform holding a cloth with which he is polishing the finished shield. Between him and Thetis are the breastplate and the shinguards (the surface of the fresco is damaged here). From Pompeii, c. AD 60.

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