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Troy: The Lliad and the Odyssey Paul Demont

Troy: The Lliad and the Odyssey

Paul Demont

Published April 1st 2005
ISBN : 9781844301317
Hardcover
255 pages
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 About the Book 

Homers famous epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey, tell of the Trojan War fought by the Greeks and the Trojans, then the long journey undertaken by Ulysses to try to get back to his island of Ithaca, where Penelope patiently awaited. This book sets offMoreHomers famous epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey, tell of the Trojan War fought by the Greeks and the Trojans, then the long journey undertaken by Ulysses to try to get back to his island of Ithaca, where Penelope patiently awaited. This book sets off to explore this fascinating universe, giving the keys to understanding it, untangling the myths, the famous characters and their trials and tribulations. Based on the actual text written by Homer, it recounts the adventures of Achilles and Ulysses. A journey described in beautiful images and illustrations, an iconography that has influenced culture throughout the ages and across the continents. A very popular subject, following the blockbuster film release Troy, starring Brad Pitt and Orland Bloom.