The Iliad of Homer: Easyread Comfort Edition
One of the greatest ancient Greek epic poems, Iliad is dated to have been written some time before the eighth century B.C. Revolving around the events of the tenth and last year of siege of the city of Ilium, this is a brilliant epic. The trends and wrath of the fighters has been amazingly captured by Pope.
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POPES PREFACE TO THE ILIAD OF HOMER
Achilles Æneas Agamemnon Ajax armies arms Atrides bands battle beauteous bend beneath blood bold brave breast Briseis chariot chief Chryseis combat command coursers crown'd daring dart descends Diomed divine dreadful Eurypylus eyes fair falchion fame fate fear field fierce fight fire fix'd flames force fury glory goddess godlike gods grace Grecian Greece Greeks ground hand haste hear heaven heavenly Hector heroes Homer honours host Iliad Ilion's immortal javelin Jove Jove's Juno king labours lance Lycian maid martial Menelaus mighty Minerva monarch mortal Nestor night numbers o'er OEneus Pallas Paradise Lost Paris pass'd Patroclus Peisistratus Phrygian plain poems poet press'd Priam Priam's prince prize proud race rage sacred shade shield shining ships shore sire skies slain soul spear spoke steeds Sthenelus stood swift thee thou thunder toils trembling Trojan troops Troy Tydeus Tydides Ulysses Virgil walls warrior woes wound youth