The Iliad for Boys and Girls

by Alfred J. Church

Description:  Vigorous retelling of Homer's Iliad, relating the incidents of the great siege of Troy, from the quarrel of the chiefs to the ransoming of Hector's body.

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Ages:  8-12
Length:  172 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white (paperback),
                     Black and white/color (ebook)
Year published:  2006
ISBN:  978-1-59915-027-7
Genres:  Literature, Greek Hero Tales

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Table of Contents

1. Of How the War with Troy Began

2. The Quarrel

3. What Thetis Did for Her Son

4. The Duel of Paris and Menelaus

5. How the Oath Was Broken

6. The Great Deeds of Diomed

7. Concerning Other Valiant Deeds

8. Of Glaucus and Diomed

9. Hector and Andromache

10. How Hector and Ajax Fought

11. The Battle on the Plain

12. The Repentance of Agamemnon

13. The Embassy to Achilles

14. The Story of Old Phoenix

15. The Adventure of Diomed and Ulysses

16. The Wounding of the Chiefs

17. The Battle at the Wall

18. The Battle at the Ships

19. The Deeds and Death of Patroclus

20. The Rousing of Achilles

21. The Making of the Arms

22. The Quarrel Ended

23. The Battle at the River

24. The Slaying of Hector

25. The Ransoming of Hector

26. The End of Troy

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