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i lee uhd

  • n  a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy
News & Articles

  • Trust Me, Assigning Summer Reading Is Totally Pointless
    I am all for torturing children. As the overlord of a 9 th  grade classroom, I forced them to memorize sections of  The Aeneid , socked them with the one-two punch of  The Odyssey  and  The Iliad  and finished them off on a Shakespearian rack. Let them suffer, I say.        
    June 13, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire
Quotes

  • Paul Muldoon in Leading The Charge
    He was a quiet man, diligent and decorous, yet one who was unexpectedly equal to the swagger and savagery of Homer's 'Iliad' and 'Odyssey' in a way no one had managed before him,Princeton humanities professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet...
  • Nassim Nicholas Taleb in Daily News & Analysis (blog)
    He says, "If one puts an infinite number of monkeys in front of (strongly built) typewriters, and lets them clap away, there is a certainty that one of them would come out with an exact version of the Iliad".Having said this, Taleb asks "Now...
  • Georgi Kitov in Sofia Echo
    The unique mask looks even better than the famous image of King Agamemnon, the Greek anti-hero described by Homer in the Iliad,Kitov said after making the discovery.

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