The Iliad by Homer

This epic poem focuses on the final weeks of the Trojan War, a conflict between the city of Troy and the Greek city-states. The story explores themes of war, honor, wrath, and divine intervention, with a particular focus on the Greek hero Achilles, whose anger and refusal to fight have devastating consequences. The narrative also delves into the lives of the gods, their relationships with humans, and their influence on the course of events.

The 35th greatest book of all time


Published
101
Nationality
Greek
Type
Fiction
Pages
300-700
Words
155,000
Original Language
Ancient Greek

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