Reading Homer’s The Iliad in 21st Century

Mafruha Ferdous

Abstract


Homer's Iliad refers to an epic story written by the ancient Greek poet Homer, which makes an account of the most significant events that earmarked the very last days which defined the Trojan War and the Greek siege of the city of Troy. Troy was also known as Ilium, Ilion, or Ilois in the past. Having made to center around the events of the Trojan War, Homer’s Iliad is a work of art that paints to all of us interested in literature, what really happened in the past. The paper purposes to provide invaluable insights regarding the significance of Homer’s Iliad today and what it teaches us about poetry and the ancient culture of the Greeks.


Keywords


Homer, Iliad, Greece

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7575/aiac.alls.v.8n.2p.101

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