The Iliad Author:Homer; translated by W.H.D. Rouse The world's greatest war novel...If Homer's Odyssey is, as many have maintained, "the world's greatest adventure story," then the Iliad can justly be called "the world's greatest war novel." The terrible and long-drawn-out siege of Troy remains among one of the classic campaigns and the heroism and treachery of the combatants have been unmatched... more » in song and story.« less
This is the classic story of the Greek siege of Troy over the love Of Helen. This is a version that has been translated so that the average person can read and enjoy it! A great war novel of the ancient world.