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Iliad

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The Iliad is an epic Greek poem written by philosopher Homer, and is considered one of the oldest pieces of western literature still in existence. The story takes place during the last weeks of the ten year Trojan War, with a focus on the quarrels between King Agamemnon and the legendary warrior Achilles. However, this tale’s most famous scene is when the Greek’s give a gift to the Trojans of a large wooden horse, but one that is filled with soldiers, that allows the Greeks to infiltrate the high walls of the city of Troy. Many Scholars believe the Iliad was originally composed in an oral tradition, intended to be heard, not read, making this epic classic a must have for audiobook listeners!

The Iliad is an epic Greek poem written by philosopher Homer, and is considered one of the oldest pieces of western literature still in existence. The story takes place during the last weeks of the ten year Trojan War, with a focus on the quarrels between King Agamemnon and the legendary warrior Achilles. However, this tale’s most famous scene is when the Greek’s give a gift to the Trojans of a large wooden horse, but one that is filled with soldiers, that allows the Greeks to infiltrate the high walls of the city of Troy. Many Scholars believe the Iliad was originally composed in an oral tradition, intended to be heard, not read, making this epic classic a must have for audiobook listeners!
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

The Iliad is an epic Greek poem written by philosopher Homer, and is considered one of the oldest pieces of western literature still in existence. The story takes place during the last weeks of the ten year Trojan War, with a focus on the quarrels between King Agamemnon and the legendary warrior Achilles. However, this tale’s most famous scene is when the Greek’s give a gift to the Trojans of a large wooden horse, but one that is filled with soldiers, that allows the Greeks to infiltrate the high walls of the city of Troy. Many Scholars believe the Iliad was originally composed in an oral tradition, intended to be heard, not read, making this epic classic a must have for audiobook listeners!

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jeff Harding

Length:

20h 33m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

53:14


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:12:11


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

38:37


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

41:55


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:12:00


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

43:53


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

39:44


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

47:45


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

56:48


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

42:08


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

01:01:15


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

33:38


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

01:09:33


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

41:38


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

57:58


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

01:03:42


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

52:20


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

44:30


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

31:29


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

37:52


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

47:08


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

46:12


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

01:06:07


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

01:07:36


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:52