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  • Published: 29 April 1999
  • ISBN: 9780140275360
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 704
  • RRP: $36.00

The Iliad




The greatest literary achievement of Greek civilization, now in a gorgeous new clothbound edition

One of the greatest epics in Western literature, THE ILIAD recounts the story of the Trojan wars. This timeless poem still vividly conveys the horror and heroism of men and gods battling amidst devastation and destruction, as it moves to its tragic conclusion. In his introduction, Bernard Knox observes that although the violence of the Iliad is grim and relentless, it co-exists with both images of civilized life and a poignant yearning for peace.

  • Published: 29 April 1999
  • ISBN: 9780140275360
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 704
  • RRP: $36.00

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