The War That Killed Achilles

From the author of the bestselling work "The Bounty" comes a groundbreaking reading of "The Iliad" that restores Homer's vision of the tragedy of war.

The War That Killed Achilles

From the author of the bestselling work "The Bounty" comes a groundbreaking reading of "The Iliad" that restores Homer's vision of the tragedy of war.

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The War That Killed Achilles
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Caroline Alexander
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09 - Publisher: Penguin Books

From the author of the bestselling work "The Bounty" comes a groundbreaking reading of "The Iliad" that restores Homer's vision of the tragedy of war.
The War That Killed Achilles
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Caroline Alexander
Categories: Achilles (Greek mythology) in literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-06 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

The Iliad is still the greatest poem about war that our culture has ever produced. For a hundred generations, poets and thinkers in the West have pored over, retold and argued about the events described in this martial epic, even when direct knowledge of it was lost. Various empires have
Iliad
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: David Rodriguez, Homer
Categories: Achilles (Greek mythology) in literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10 - Publisher: Raintree

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Language: en
Pages: 44
Authors: Daniel Silver
Categories: Achilles (Greek mythology) in literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02 - Publisher: Lennex

In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War." Don't say we didn't warn you: these reviews are known to shock with
The Iliad
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: Homer, Caroline Alexander
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-24 - Publisher: Ecco

With her virtuoso translation, classicist and bestselling author Caroline Alexander brings to life Homer’s timeless epic of the Trojan War Composed around 730 B.C., Homer’s Iliad recounts the events of a few momentous weeks in the protracted ten-year war between the invading Achaeans, or Greeks, and the Trojans in their