The iliad is an epic poem written by the ancient greek poet homer it tells the story of the ten-year war fought between the greeks and the city-state of troy it was sparked by the kidnapping of helen, the most beautiful woman in the world, by a trojan prince called paris the trojan war was famous for its heroes, like achilles and hector.
“the iliad” (gr: “iliás”) is an epic poem by the ancient greek poet homer, which recounts some of the significant events of the final weeks of the trojan war and the greek siege of the city of troy (which was also known as ilion, ilios or ilium in ancient times.
Iliad, epic poem in 24 books traditionally attributed to the ancient greek poet homer it takes the trojan war as its subject, though the greek warrior achilles is its primary focus iliad frontispiece of homer's the iliad , translated by john ogilby, 1660 engraving by wenceslas hollar. W h auden’s “the shield of achilles” is a nine-stanza poem that uses an episode from homer’s ancient greek epic iliad (c 800 bce eng trans, 1616) to meditate on the violence and. The illiad is an epic poem written by the “blind poet” homer (there is actually zero proof that he was blind so that is a matter of opinion i personally think it’s just a cool name) and it centers around the trojan war now, when i went to read this book i thought it would be the story of the trojan war.
The iliad and the odyssey, the ancient greek poems attributed to homer, are two of the most influential works of literature so it seems appropriate that this famed bard would be honored with a notable montblanc writers edition pen collection: the homage to homer.
The epic of gilgamesh (/ ˈ ɡ ɪ l ɡ ə ˌ m ɛ ʃ /) is an epic an analysis of the futility of war in the iliad an epic poem by homer poem from ancient mesopotamia that is often regarded as the earliest surviving great an analysis of the futility of war in the iliad an epic poem by homer work of.