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The Iliad, together with the Odyssey, is one of two ancient Greek epic poems traditionally attributed to Homer. The poem is commonly dated to the 8th or 7th century BC, and many scholars believe it is the oldest extant work of literature in the Greek language, making it the first work of European literature. The existence of a single author for the poems is disputed as the poems themselves show evidence of a long oral tradition and hence, multiple authors. The poem concerns events during the tenth and final year in the siege of the city of Iliun, or Troy, by the Greeks. (Summary adapted from Wikipedia by Karen Merline.)

Iliad, The by Homer (c. 8th cen - c. 8th cen‪)‬ LibriVox

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The Iliad, together with the Odyssey, is one of two ancient Greek epic poems traditionally attributed to Homer. The poem is commonly dated to the 8th or 7th century BC, and many scholars believe it is the oldest extant work of literature in the Greek language, making it the first work of European literature. The existence of a single author for the poems is disputed as the poems themselves show evidence of a long oral tradition and hence, multiple authors. The poem concerns events during the tenth and final year in the siege of the city of Iliun, or Troy, by the Greeks. (Summary adapted from Wikipedia by Karen Merline.)

    Book I: The quarrel between Achilles and Agamemnon

    Book I: The quarrel between Achilles and Agamemnon

    • 32 min
    Book II: Agamemnon's dream

    Book II: Agamemnon's dream

    • 44 min
    Book III: Paris challenges Menelaus

    Book III: Paris challenges Menelaus

    • 24 min
    Book IV: A quarrel in Olympus

    Book IV: A quarrel in Olympus

    • 28 min
    Book V: The exploits of Diomed

    Book V: The exploits of Diomed

    • 46 min
    Book VI: Hector and Andromache

    Book VI: Hector and Andromache

    • 26 min

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