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  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Cliffs Notes; 1 edition (June 19 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 076458586X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0764585869
  • Product Dimensions: 12.8 x 0.8 x 21.1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 159 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #367,643 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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One of the most important poems of all time, The Iliad is an epic that deals with a sliver of the Trojan War, its tenth year. From this poem we derive much of our understanding of the ancient world. It also sets a standard of literature that is rarely matched.

About the Author

Bob Linn is a high school teacher in Georgia and has a Ph.D.

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By Bethanie Frank on May 24 2004
Format: Paperback
especially if you're new to Greek, or are somewhat intimidated by Homer. Any student studying The Iliad should have a copy of this to help them keep the families and factions in order. However - if you're already familiar with Greek and/or Homer, this won't provide you with much info that you don't already know. I would think the student would benefit the most from this.
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A must-have May 24 2004
By Bethanie Frank - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
especially if you're new to Greek, or are somewhat intimidated by Homer. Any student studying The Iliad should have a copy of this to help them keep the families and factions in order. However - if you're already familiar with Greek and/or Homer, this won't provide you with much info that you don't already know. I would think the student would benefit the most from this.
3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
On the thin side March 9 2011
By susane07 - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
I was disappointed in this guide. I wanted to use it as a supplement as I feared I would not totally understand the Iliad. When I started reading the Iliad, I realized that one doesn't need this Cliff Notes. The Iliad is very readable. I did not think this guide made much substantive contributions - it just says what you could already figure out from reading the book. Not much insight here. Pass on it.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
A Great Supplement to the Novel! Nov. 8 2011
By Jane - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I read the novel translated by Samuel Butler and reading the notes brought it all together even more.

I found the Iliad easy to read but the notes offered a concise review(if you will) of the action.....something I never tired of reading about!
Ordered Homer's IIiad but Got Lotion Instead--lierally! May 11 2014
By mike lovullo - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
All kidding aside, I ordered cliff notes for Homer's Iliad but I got some type of lotion or body, shower gel. Very disappointing!
Illiad March 31 2014
By Thou who should not be named! - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
This really helped me while reading the Illiad and odyssey. I used it to first before my read which Mae it that more useful to understand the book!


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