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Title The Iliad / retold by Gillian Cross ; illustrated by Neil Packer.
Author Cross, Gillian.
Publication Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015.
Edition First U. S. edition.
Description 151 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 cm
Contents The golden apple -- The quarrel -- Inside the walls of Troy -- Single combat -- Paris makes an offer and the Greeks make a wall -- Greeks on the run -- Pleading with Achilles -- Spies -- Disaster for the Greeks -- The gods interfere -- Patroclus in disguise -- Patroclus meets his fate -- The wonderful armor -- Achilles goes into battle -- The gods join in -- Fighting the river -- Hector's last stand -- Honor and dishonor -- Epilogue.
Summary "Gillian Cross's fine retelling of Homer's epic story captures all the heroism and savagery of war and shows why the 'Iliad' has been called the first tragedy and the greatest literary achievement of Greek civilization"--Front jacket flap.
Audience Middle School.
Subject Epic poetry, Greek -- Adaptations.
Heroes -- Juvenile fiction.
Troy (Extinct city) -- History -- Juvenile fiction.
Kings and rulers -- Juvenile fiction.
Achilles (Mythological character) -- Juvenile fiction.
Battles -- Juvenile fiction.
Deception -- Juvenile fiction.
Gods -- Juvenile fiction.
Achilles (Mythological character) (OCoLC)fst00795683
Battles. (OCoLC)fst00828915
Deception. (OCoLC)fst00888968
Epic poetry, Greek. (OCoLC)fst00913902
Gods. (OCoLC)fst00944223
Heroes. (OCoLC)fst00955558
Kings and rulers. (OCoLC)fst00987694
Turkey -- Troy (Extinct city) (OCoLC)fst01896842
Genre Adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01423910
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Addl. Author Packer, Neil.
Adaptation of (work): Homer. Iliad.
ISBN 0763678325

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