Origin of Iliad
Examples 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
The story of the siege of Troy and of the great events of Homer's Iliad.Special Method in Primary Reading and Oral Work with Stories|Charles Alexander McMurry
To the Iliad, subsequent ages have turned with one accord for images of heroism, traits of nature, grandeur of character.
We may almost ask—Are we returned back to the days of the Iliad and the Odyssey?About London|J. Ewing Ritchie
But no proof of anything p. 21like this force is brought against the antiquity of the Iliad or Odyssey.The Homeric Hymns|Andrew Lang
His susceptible imagination, vivid and correct, was impregnated by the Odyssey, and warmed with the fire of the Iliad.The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Complete|C. Suetonius Tranquillus
British Dictionary definitions for iliad
Word Origin and History for iliad
from Latin Ilias (genitive Iliadis), from Greek Ilias poiesis "poem of Ilion" (Troy), literally "city of Ilius," the mythical founder.