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Unformatted text preview: The Iliad Geras Aristeia arte Achilleus achilees Odysseus Greeks of the post Homeric period, from 1200 to 740, 730, considered the main event of the nation that became a race, to have been the Trojan war and the story of the Trojan war as story, myth and both. It has dominated literature since because its implacability. Even if there are glimpses of the whole war, it concentrates on one part. Paris alexandros. One of the 50 children of priam, from asia minor. Sight of troy disappeared for hundreds of years until it was rediscovered in the 19 th century. Meneleas of Sparta. A thousand ships to force helens return. Lords and kings from everywhere. This armada as led by Agamemnon for 9 years. Siege of 9 years, unable to make a definitive advance. In the 10 th year, when the iliad begins, Agamemnon quarreled with Achilles over another woman. In mythical terms, the iliad begins with a kind of repetition. Achilles withdrew from the fighting along with his men. He comes from the repetition....
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