THE EPIC CYCLE was a series of old epic style poems composed between the C8th and 6th B.C. Only fragments of the ten poems survive, one of which describes the Titan
The Iliad: Sing, goddess, the anger of Peleus’ son Achilleus and its devastation, which put pains thousandfold upon the Achaians, hurled in their multitudes to the
The Iliad of Homer, translated by Samuel Butler, , full text etext at sacred-texts.com
Ekphrasis. One particular kind of visual description is also the oldest type of writing about art in the West. Called ekphrasis, it was created by the Greeks.
1. Iliad 6 & 22 Commentary (13.1 mb pdf. rev. April. 2015) This link contains a free pdf copy of Homer’s Iliad 6 and 22: Greek Text with Facing Vocabulary and
Hades and Persephone, Apulian red-figure vase C4th B.C., British Museum. HAIDES (Hades) was the king of the underworld and god of the dead. He presided over funeral
The Iliad (/ ˈ ɪ l i ə d /; Ancient Greek: Ἰλιάς Ilias, pronounced in Classical Attic; sometimes referred to as the Song of Ilion or Song of Ilium) is an
Xanthos (Lycian: Arñna, Greek: Ξάνθος, Latin: Xanthus, Turkish: Ksantos) was the name of a city in ancient Lycia, the site of present-day
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