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."
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].