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Origin of Iliad
OTHER WORDS FROM IliadIl·i·ad·ic [il-ee-ad-ik], /ˌɪl iˈæd ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for Iliad
The scientists tracked the words in the "Iliad" the way they would track genes in a genome.
They looked for Swadesh words in the "Iliad" and found 173 of them.
In the Iliad, a Chimera is a grotesque animal jumble, “lion-fronted and snake behind, a goat in the middle.”Delegitimizing Israel Makes Peace Harder to Achieve|Gil Troy|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Waiting for the Barbarians By Daniel Mendelsohn A master classicist takes on subjects from the ‘Iliad’ to ‘Avatar.’
Men have been punching each other in the head since the beginning of time, and you will find references to boxing in The Iliad.Olympics Kickoff: Boris Johnson on London’s Sporty Side|Boris Johnson|July 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
So Eric left the field, and wandered home, like Calchas in the Iliad, “sorrowful by the side of the sounding sea.”Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
A long passage in the Iliad gives an account of her toilet when arraying herself for a special occasion.Greek Sculpture|Estelle M. Hurll
In the second room, human passion, power, and tyranny were illustrated in scenes of Greek heroic life from the Iliad.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther
Here, then, is another difficulty in the path of the theory that the Iliad is the work of four centuries.
Yet poets of the eighth to seventh centuries were, by the theory, busily adding to and altering the ancient lays of the Iliad.