The War That Killed Achilles
The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan WarBook - 2009
Many have forgotten that the subject of the "Iliad" was war--not merely the poetical romance of the war at Troy, but war, in all its enduring devastation. This groundbreaking reading of Homer's epic poem restores the poet's vision of the tragedy of war, addressing many of the central questions that define the war experience of every age.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, c2009
Branch Call Number: 883.01 A375w 2009
Characteristics: xix, 296 p. : map ; 24 cm