Waiting for the Barbarians By Daniel Mendelsohn A master classicist takes on subjects from the ‘Iliad’ to ‘Avatar.’
Miller has the good sense of making it brief; anyway, for most of The Iliad, Achilles never lifts a weapon.
Working on a translation of the Iliad, she stops to consider: "There were an awful lot of the dead in Homer."
Men have been punching each other in the head since the beginning of time, and you will find references to boxing in The Iliad.
“The Iliad” is about a war 1,200 years ago that solved nothing and achieved nothing.
The "Iliad" had Porphyry's comment; it was a copy of a rare edition, and was richly bound.
His life 'is an Iliad of calamities, a chain of misfortunes.
Homer never could have produced the Iliad, had he learned grammar and rhetoric and criticism.
In the "Iliad," Zeus is said to have sent Athena as a meteorite from heaven to earth.
In the smaller houses the females occupy the upper story; the place assigned them also, by Homer in the Iliad and Odyssey.
from Latin Ilias (genitive Iliadis), from Greek Ilias poiesis "poem of Ilion" (Troy), literally "city of Ilius," the mythical founder.
A real-time language.
["On the Design of a Language for Programming Real-Time Concurrent Processes", H.A. Schutz, IEEE Trans Soft Eng SE-5(3):248-255, May 1979].