One of the more famous English versions of Homer's Iliad, Andrew Lang collaborated with Ernest Myers and Walter Leaf for this prose translation. It is well known for its charming archaic style.
The Iliad is an epic ancient Greek poem set during the Trojan…
Homer's classic Greek epic, The Iliad, plunges you into the midst of the battle of Troy as swords flash and ancient angers flare — and CliffsNotes is at your side through the fray to shield you from being unprepared for class discussion. CliffsNotes character…
…Persons, Problems, and Choices: The Progression of Events in the Iliad
2. Event Trajectories in the "Books" of the Iliad
3. The Iliad: An Epic in Three Cycles
4. Paths of Thought: …
Helen of Troy: From Homer to Hollywood is a comprehensive literary biography of Helen of Troy, which explores the ways in which her story has been told and retold in almost every century from the ancient world to the modern day.
Takes readers on an…
A fantastic collection of legends about the Greek king of Ithaca, Odysseus, also known by his Latin name of Ulysses, written by English essayist Charles Lamb.
The first volume of the ‘Women in All Ages and in All Countries’ series, looking at women in ancient Greek history and mythology.
Exploring Greek Myth offers an extensive discussion of variant forms of myths and lesser-known stories, including important local myths and local versions of PanHellenic myths. Clark also discusses approaches to understanding myths, allowing students…
A fantastic look at the great Ancient Greek authors. Covers Homer, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Herodotus, Thucydides, Plato and Demosthenes.
Ancient Epic offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to six of the greatest ancient epics – Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, Vergil's Aeneid, Ovid's Metamorphoses, and Apollonius of Rhodes' Agonautica.
Provides an accessible introduction to the ancient epic
This book, filled with amazing facts and photographs, describes what life was like for ancient Greeks. It gives an in-depth account of all aspects of life and people of the time - including sections about the Olympics, Gods, heroes, the Trojan War, city-states,…