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The American Iliad

the epic story of the Civil War as narrated by eyewitnesses and contemporaries

by Eisenschiml, Otto

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [691]-703.

      Statementby Otto Eisenschiml and Ralph Newman.
      ContributionsNewman, Ralph Geoffrey, 1911- joint ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE468 .E4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination720 p.
      Number of Pages720
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6515152M
      LC Control Number47011602

        The Iliad describes the events of the ten-year siege of the city of Troy, by a coalition of Greek states. The story unfolds during a quarrel between King Agamemnon and the warrior Achilles. Although the story covers only a few weeks in the final year of the war, the Iliad mentions or alludes Read BOOK 9 Embassy to Achilles of The Iliad by Homer. The text begins: [1] Thus kept the Trojans watch, but the Achaeans were holden of wondrous Panic, the handmaid of numbing fear and with grief intolerable were all the noblest stricken. Even as two winds stir up the teeming deep, the North Wind and the West Wind that blow from Thrace, coming suddenly, and forthwith the dark wave reareth

        This particular version of the Iliad, the story of the siege of Troy, is a translation by Samuel Butler, first published in Iliad, (Song of Ilion; Song of Ilium) this epic Homeric poem tells the story of the Trojan War and the battle of Troy (Ilium), one of the most important and well-known events in Greek mythology when the gods still visited  › Literature Network › Homer» The Iliad. An American Illiad is a concise yet comprehensive history of the Civil War, written by a distinguished historian of the conflict. Charles P. Roland, author of a long-respected history of the Confederacy and the definitive biography of Albert Sidney Johnston, skillfully interweaves the story of battles and campaigns with accounts of the major political, diplomatic, social, and cultural events

      In the Trojan War epic, The Iliad, Hera seems at odds with Zeus’ position on many points including which side of the war to support and whom Zeus should be helping. Zeus initially appears to be supporting King Priam and the Trojans; however, Hera, who was slighted by Priam’s son Paris prior to the start of The Iliad, is determined to punish   An epic adventure poem from the beginning of Greek literature, The Iliad has long been attributed to the poet Homer, though most scholars believe it's a story passed down in the oral tradition through many generations. It follows the hero Akhilleus (or Achilles) during the end of the Trojan war. This teacher's guide to the version translated by Robert Fitzgerald contains suggested background


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The Iliad has been divided into the following sections. Book I [47k] Book II [63k] Book III [36k] Book IV [42k] Book V [66k] Book VI [42k] Book VII [38k] Book VIII [44k]: Book IX [53k] Book X [45k] Book XI [65k] Book XII [40k] Book XIII [65k] Book XIV [43k] Book XV [57k] Book XVI [68k]: Book XVII [57k] Book XVIII [48k] Book XIX [35k] Book XX [42k] Book XXI [49k] Book XXII [44k] The Civil War: the American Iliad, as told by those who lived it by Eisenschiml, Otto, ;Newman, Ralph Geoffrey,   The American Iliad; the epic story of the Civil War as narrated by eyewitnesses and contemporaries by Eisenschiml, Otto,   The following is the entire article of Mr.

THOMAS CARLYLE -- "The American Iliad in a Nutshell" -- as it appears in the August number of Macmillan's (London) Magazine: ILIAS (AMERICANA) IN American Iliad Beyond the White Man's Iliad.

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In Robert Homer: The Iliad Book 1: The Rage of Achilles Book 2: The Great Gathering of Armies Book 3: Helen Reviews the Champions Book 4: The Truce Erupts in War Book 5: Diomodes Fights the Gods Book 6: Hector Returns to Troy Book 7: Ajax Duels in Hector Book 8: The Tide of Battle Turns Book 9: The Embassy to Achilles Book Marauding Through the Night Read BOOK 6 Hector & Andromache of The Iliad by Homer.

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