9780806139746

The Iliad

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  • ISBN13:

    9780806139746

  • ISBN10:

    0806139749

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-09-30
  • Publisher: Univ of Oklahoma Pr

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Summary

An accessible Iliad for twenty-first-century readers

Table of Contents

Translator's Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. xiii
Map of the Aegean Regionp. 2
Achilles and Agamemnon Quarrelp. 5
The Thousand Shipsp. 23
Paris and Menelaus Duelp. 49
Troy Breaches the Trucep. 63
The Might of Diomedesp. 79
Hector and Andromachep. 107
Hector and Ajax Duelp. 123
The Tide Turns against the Greeksp. 137
Greek Chiefs Implore Achillesp. 155
A Nighttime Missionp. 175
Greek Heroes Woundedp. 193
The Battle for the Greek Wallp. 217
The Prowess of Idomeneusp. 231
The Seduction of Zeusp. 255
Ajax Defends the Shipsp. 271
The Death of Patroclusp. 293
The Battle for Patroclus' Bodyp. 319
The God of Fire Re-arms Achillesp. 341
Achilles and Agamemnon Reconcilep. 359
Achilles Avenges Patroclusp. 373
Achilles against the Riverp. 389
The Death of Hectorp. 407
Contests to Honor Patroclusp. 423
Hector's Body Returns to Troyp. 449
Notesp. 473
Pronunciation Glossary of Proper Nounsp. 481
Index of Significant Similesp. 507
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