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The Iliad

The Iliad


by Homer

Related History & Literature on Shmoop

Available to teachers only as part of the Teaching The Iliad Teacher Pass

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Sample of Related History & Literature on Shmoop

  1. The Odyssey
    Especially useful in providing a fuller view of Homer's poetry – those teaching and reading the Iliad will find the section on "themes" helpful.

  2. Agamemnon
    An overview of Aeschylus's dramatic tragedy, touching on the life of Agamemnon after he returns home from the Trojan War.