- HTML (24 pages, 32-66 KB) at MIT Classics Archive (Translated by Samuel Butler)
- HTML (27 pages, indexed) at johnstonia: Texts for Liberal Studies (translated by Ian Johnston)
- Flipbook Reader (648 pages, indexed) at Richer Resources Publications (translated by Ian Johnston)
- HTML at Perseus/Tufts (Translated by A.T. Murray)
- HTML at Perseus/Tufts (Translated by Samuel Butler)
- Greek HTML at Perseus/Tufts
- German HTML (Multi-page, not indexed) at Projekt Gutenberg DE (Translated by Johann Heinrich Voß)
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- Greek/English Hardcover edition in two volumes, translation by A.T. Murray (Harvard Univ Pr, 1999):
- Paperback edition, translated by Robert Fagles, introduction and notes by Bernard Knox (Penguin Classics, 1991, 702 pg).
- Paperback edition, translated by Richmond Lattimore (Univ. Chicago Pr., 1987).
Available at other booksellers:
- Paperback edition at Richer Resources Publications, translated by Ian Johnston (564 pg).
- Paperback edition, abridged, at Richer Resources Publications, translated by Ian Johnston (183 pg).
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The Iliad is an epic poem set during the Trojan War (12th or 13th century BC), and chronicles the events of a few weeks in the final year of the war.
It is not a strict historical account but a heroic tale, with the gods directly interfering with the events of the war on either side. The "standard" version of the poem
consists of 15,693 lines written in dactylic hexameter. For more information, check out the study guides and helps in the "Resources" tab.
The Iliad appears in these reading lists / collections:
- Great Books of the Western World
- How to Read a Book
- Great Books Foundation Adult Discussion Series
- Grtbooks.com Major Works List (all works in Great Books of the Western World, Harvard Classics, How to Read a Book, or the Great Books Foundation Adult Discussion Series)
- Grtbooks.com Core Reading List (all works found in at least three of the four lists making up the Major Works List)