Book XXII recounts the climax of the Iliad: the fatal encounter between the main defender of Troy and the greatest warrior of the Greeks, which results in the death of Hector and Achilles' revenge for the death of his friend Patroclus. At the same time it adumbrates Achilles' own death and the fall of Troy. This edition will help students and scholars better appreciate this key part of the epic poem. The introduction summarises central debates in Homeric scholarship, such as the circumstances of composition and the literary ...

Homer: Iliad Book 22 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521709774

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Homer: Iliad Book 22 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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