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Author

Homer

Year Written

c. 750–650 BCE

Type

Epic Poem

Genre

War Literature

Perspective and Narrator

The Iliad is narrated from a third-person omniscient point of view.

About the Title

Iliad is Greek for "poem about Ilium," which is an alternate name for the city of Troy, the setting of the Trojan War.

Summary

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