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The iliad

Author: Homer.; Anton Lesser
Publisher: [S.l.] : Naxos AudioBooks, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Perhaps the greatest epic poem of the Western world, 'The Iliad' tells the story of fifty critical days towards the end of the Trojan war. Achilles has quarrelled with Agamemnon and sulks in his tent, while Hector brings his Trojans to the brink of victory; but fate will have the last word ..."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Achilles, (Mythological character)
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Homer.; Anton Lesser
ISBN: 9626340622 9789626340622
OCLC Number: 35446553
Notes: Abridged by Perry Keenlyside.
Compact discs (DDD).
Program notes laid in container.
"The great epics"--Container.
"Classic literature with classical music"--Container.
Performer(s): Read by : Anton Lesser.
Description: 3 sound discs (3:56:15) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: CD1. Introduction (1:03) --
Achilles and Agamemnon quarrel (15:12) --
Agamemnon claims Bryseis (7:26) --
Zeus sends a dream to Agamemnon (4:37) --
Paris retreats from Menelaus (12:09) --
Zeus and Hera look down on Troy (8:24) --
Diomede (Tydides) leads the Greeks into action (7:10) --
Aphrodite and Ares wounded (8:49) --
With the Gods retired, success is varied (10:08) --
Bravest Hector, moved by honour's meed (3:41) --
CD2. Ajax challenges Hector (9:02) --
Zeus convenes the Gods in council (7:39) --
Agamemnon (Atrides) calls his council (4:56) --
Nestor advises conciliation with Achilles (5:53) --
Phoenix, aged warrior, replies to Achilles (5:00) --
Zeus sends Discord to the Achaian lines (11:27) --
Patroklos begs Achilles to be allowed to fight (9:00) --
First Zeus and then Apollo change the course of battle (7:55) --
Ajax defends the body of Patroklos (Menoetiades) (8:10) --
Antilochus bears the tragic news (9:50) --
CD3. Hephaestus forges godlike armour (1:40) --
Thetis brings the armour to her son (7:44) --
The Greeks and Trojans face each other again (11:10) --
The road to Troy (8:28) --
Hector is caught outside the Scaean gate (8:34) --
'This is mine hour to die' (8:09) --
'Such mourning was in Troy' (6:46) --
Achilles still mourns his friend (10:00) --
Hermes, benefactor of mankind (7:58) --
'Now all were hushed by gentle sleep subdued' (8:06).
Other Titles: Iliad.
Responsibility: Homer.

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This great epic of ancient Greece is the story of fifty crucial days from the ten-year duration of the Trojan War.  Read more...

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