The Iliad

By Homer

The Iliad - Homer
  • Release Date: 2017-03-23
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature

Description

How Agamemnon and Achilles fell out at the siege of Troy; and Achilles withdrew himself from battle, and won from Zeus a pledge that his wrong should be avenged on Agamemnon and the Achaians.

CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION.

POPE'S PREFACE TO THE ILIAD OF HOMER

BOOK I.-THE CONTENTION OF ACHILLES ANDAGAMEMNON.

BOOK II.-THE TRIAL OF THE ARMY, AND CATALOGUE OF THE FORCES.

BOOK III.-THE DUEL OF MENELAUS AND PARIS.

BOOK IV.-THE BREACH OF THE TRUCE, AND THE FIRST BATTLE.

BOOK V.-THE ACTS OF DIOMED.

BOOK VI.-THE EPISODES OF GLAUCUS AND DIOMED, AND OF HECTOR AND ANDROMACHE.

BOOK VII.-THE SINGLE COMBAT OF HECTOR AND AJAX.

BOOK VIII.-THE SECOND BATTLE, AND THE DISTRESS OF THE GREEKS.

BOOK IX.-THE EMBASSY TO ACHILLES.

BOOK X.-THE NIGHT-ADVENTURE OF DIOMED AND ULYSSES.

BOOK XI.-THE THIRD BATTLE, AND THE ACTS OF AGAMEMNON.

BOOK XII.-THE BATTLE AT THE GRECIAN WALL.

BOOK XIII.-THE FOURTH BATTLE CONTINUED, IN WHICH NEPTUNE ASSISTS THE GREEKS: THE ACTS OF IDOMENEUS.

BOOK XIV.-JUNO DECEIVES JUPITER BY THE GIRDLE OF VENUS.

BOOK XV.-THE FIFTH BATTLE AT THE SHIPS; AND THE ACTS OF AJAX.

BOOK XVI.-THE SIXTH BATTLE, THE ACTS AND DEATH OF PATROCLUS

BOOK XVII.-THE SEVENTH BATTLE, FOR THE BODY OF PATROCLUS.—THE ACTS OF MENELAUS.

BOOK XVIII.-THE GRIEF OF ACHILLES, AND NEWARMOUR MADE HIM BY VULCAN.

BOOK XIX.-THE RECONCILIATION OF ACHILLES AND AGAMEMNON.

BOOK XX.-THE BATTLE OF THE GODS, AND THE ACTS OF ACHILLES.

BOOK XXI.-THE BATTLE IN THE RIVER SCAMANDER.

BOOK XXII.-THE DEATH OF HECTOR.

BOOK XXIII.-FUNERAL GAMES IN HONOUR OF PATROCLUS.

BOOK XXIV.-THE REDEMPTION OF THE BODY OFHECTOR.

CONCLUDING NOTE.

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