Book
Dutch

Ilias : de wrok van Achilles

Homerus (author), H.J.F. De Roy van Zuydewijn (translator)
Title
Ilias : de wrok van Achilles / Homerus ; ingel. en vert. in Ned. hexameters door H.J. de Roy van Zuydewijn
Author
Homerus
Translator
H.J.F. De Roy van Zuydewijn
Language
Dutch
Publisher
's-Gravenhage: Nijhoff, 1980
XXVI, 409 p. : ill.
ISBN
90-247-2312-4

About Homerus

Homer (; Ancient Greek: Ὅμηρος Greek pronunciation: [hómɛːros], Hómēros; c. 800–c. 701 BC) was the presumed author of the Iliad and the Odyssey, two epic poems that are the foundational works of ancient Greek literature. The Iliad is set during the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of the city of Troy by a coalition of Greek kingdoms. It focuses on a quarrel between King Agamemnon and the warrior Achilles lasting a few weeks during the last year of the war. The Odyssey focuses on the ten-year journey home of Odysseus, king of Ithaca, after the fall of Troy. Many accounts of Homer's life circulated in classical antiquity, the most widespread being that he was a blind bard from Ionia, a region of centr…Read more on Wikipedia