Story of the Iliad

Story of the Iliad

by Alfred J. Church
Publisher: Living Book Press
Print-on-demand paperback, 187 pages
List Price: $9.99 Sale Price: $8.49

Historical Setting: Mythological Greece

Here is the original tale, told and retold by Greek poets and singers, of Helen of Troy and the war of the Greek chieftains to get her back. Alfred Church captures the high heroic tone of this timeless epic, retelling it in engagingly readable style. The Story of the Iliad is a great adventure story to read aloud to children, and will captivate young readers and adults alike. 

Table of Contents:

  1. Preface
  2. Of What Befell Before the Quarrel
  3. The Quarrel
  4. The Assembly
  5. The Duel of Paris and Menelaus
  6. The Broken Oath
  7. The Valiant Deeds of Diomed
  8. Glaucus and Diomed
  9. Hector and Andromoche
  10. The Duel of Hector and Ajax
  11. The Battle on the Plain
  12. The Embassy to Achilles
  13. The Adventure of Ulysses and Diomed
  14. The Valiant Deeds of Agamemnon
  15. The Wounding of the Chiefs
  16. The Battle at the Wall
  17. The Battle at the Ships
  18. The Battle at the Ships (continued)
  19. The Deeds and Death of Patroclus
  20. The Rousing of Achilles
  21. The Making of the Arms
  22. The Ending of the Strife
  23. The Battle at the River
  24. The Battle of the Gods
  25. The Slaying of Hector
  26. The Burning of Patroclus
  27. The Ransoming of Hector


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