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Black Ships Before Troy -- Story of the Iliad

 

Category: History: World: Greece

 

Grade Level: Grades 5 to 8


Author:
Rosemary Sutcliff

 

Copyright/published Year: by

 

ISBN: 0-7112-1522-7

 

Binding: Paper


Description:
Homer's epic poem, The Illiad, is one of the greatest adventure stories of all time. In it, the abduction of the legendary beauty, Helen of Troy, leads to a conflict in which even the gods and goddesses take sides and intervene. It is in the Trojan War that the most valiant heroes of the ancient world are pitted against one another. Here Hectore, Ajax, Achilles, and Odysseus meet their most formidable challenges and in some cases their tragic ends.

Rosemary Sutcliff makes such extraordinary stories as those of those Trojan horse, of Aphrodite and the golden apple, and of the fearsome warrior women Amazons, accessible to contemporary young people.

 


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This book is new.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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