The Iliad of Homer Index - Internet Sacred Text Archive
The Books of Homer's Iliad - ThoughtCo
Many readers think of “The Iliad” as a daunting text. But Caroline Alexander, whose new translation of the classic work by Homer comes out Nov. 24, said she wants to bring the epic down to earth.
HOMER, ILIAD BOOK 1 - Theoi Classical Texts Library
“I feel that the Iliad has been so appropriated by academia, that it has been made into this very different text that’s a sort of embodiment of high culture — the Everest of literature,” she told the NewsHour’s chief arts and culture correspondent Jeffrey Brown.
The Iliad by Homer, part of the Internet Classics Archive
The Iliad and Odyssey were composed in a culture inwhich art played a central role. The poems themselves refer toartistic productions, most famously the elaborately decorated shieldwhich Hephaistos makes for Achilles in Iliad 18. In addition,many of the heroes and episodes described in the Homeric poems becamepopular subjects for sculpture and painting. Here is a chart listingthe major periods of Greek art, along with examples from two of theperiods and descriptions of some of the major features as they relateto the Homeric poems. More examples will be added as they becomeavailable.
The Iliad of Homer - Forgotten Books
This is the time contemporary to the "historical" events describedin the Iliad and Odyssey.
2. Proto-Geometric and Geometric periods (1050-750)