The Iliad

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Homer, Peter Jones (Editor), E V Rieu (Translator)
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'The first great book, and the first great book about the suffering and loss of war' Guardian One of the foremost achievements in Western literature, Homer's Iliad tells the story of the darkest episode in the Trojan War. At its centre is Achilles, the greatest warrior-champion of the Greeks, who refuses to fight after being humiliated by his leader Agamemnon. But when the Trojan Hector kills Achilles' close friend Patroclus, he storms back into battle to take revenge - knowing this will ensure his own early death. E. V. Rieu's acclaimed translation of The Iliad was one of the first titles published in Penguin Classics, and now has classic status itself. Originally translated by E. V. RIEU Revised and updated by PETER JONES with D. C. H. RIEU Edited with an Introduction and notes by PETER JONES

It tells of the exploits of... Aeneas is a hero king for the Trojan people and a son of a god. His father is a Trojan prince named Anchises, and his mother is Aphrodite, the god of love and beauty.

All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. The Iliad is a poem of15,693 lines, written in dactylic hexameter. Ithas been divided, as has the Odyssey, into twenty-fourbooks, which range in length from 424 to 909 lines.