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SOMETHING ABOUT ILLION

by Zaldy C. De Leon Jr.
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5.5"x8.5" - Softcover w/Glossy Laminate - B&W Book
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Iliad is one of ancient works of literature by someone they called the blind poet, Homer. As one of the greatest works in this genre, it is a challenge to interpret the work with considerable care by translating, adding poetic addends, and interpreting the epic poem. According to sources, the poem covers a mere 52 days of the Trojan war between a combined Greek super army and the Trojans, protected by the massive walls of their city, Troy (aka Ilium) in Anatolia. The story and characters were already familiar to its original Greek audience after centuries of oral tellings and retellings. This oral heritage is seen in the repetition of epithets, introductory phrases, fighting descriptions, and mirrored parallel sequences in an ever-recurring cycle of themes and ideas. The listeners and readers already knew why the war started – the Trojan prince Paris has abducted Helen of Sparta and her husband Menelaus has persuaded his brother, Agamemnon, king of Mycenae, to form a mighty..

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Created on: Jan-20-2021   Published on: Jan-20-2021
Format: 5.5"x8.5" - Softcover w/Glossy Laminate - B&W Book
Theme: Poetry    Sales Term:  Everyone
Preview Limit: 15 Pages
 
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The author is a graduate of bachelors degree in education and theology, masters of arts in religious education and divinity, and doctorate degree in christian education, theology. He also received honorary degrees in peace, humanities, leadership, theology, and applied cosmic anthropology from Brazil, Sweden, Switzerland, Serbia, India, Haiti, the Caribbean, and other parts of the world for his contribution in the said fields.