This Worldview Library Edition of a timeless classic includes annotated student helps that deepen the reader's understanding of the profound concepts presented in Homer's unabridged masterwork, The Iliad. This epic poem relates from the Greco-worldview the conclusion of the ten-year war between the Greeks, the Trojans, and the gods that sponsored their efforts. The Iliad, together with The Odyssey, was the primary sourcebook for life and actions in the ancient world. It is a monumental masterpeice of poetry, and even today it challenges us to consider what it means to be human.
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