Themes of the Iliad?


The Iliad is an epic by the Greek poet Homer. It tells the story of the Trojan War, with Achilles as the hero. The war was started when the Trojan prince Paris fell in love with Helen, wife of Menelaus of Sparta, after a deal with Aphrodite, and took her to Troy. The major themes of the Iliad are celebration of war (as it lauds the victors and rewards the fighters), and human mortality. Many of the major characters are doomed to die
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The main theme of the Iliad is revenge, particularly the revenge Achilleus seeks on Agamemnon after Agamemnon steals his mistress. This revenge causes Achilleus to withdraw from the
Some of the themes of The Iliad by Homer are the glory of war, military glory over
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The theme of man's mortality is introduced immediately into the poem in its opening lines: and the will of Zeus was moving toward its end. This will be a tale of death, with mortal
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The Iliad by Homer
Nine years after the start of the Trojan War, the Greek (“Achaean”) army sacks Chryse, a town allied with Troy. During the battle, the Achaeans capture a pair of beautiful maidens…
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