Iliad

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Il·i·ad

 (ĭl′ē-əd, -ăd′)
n.
The older of the two surviving ancient Greek epic poems, traditionally ascribed to Homer but containing material composed orally over several centuries. It begins with the wrathful withdrawal of the Greek hero Achilles from the fighting in the Trojan War and ends after his return to slay the Trojan hero Hector.

Iliad

(ˈɪlɪəd)
n
(Poetry) a Greek epic poem describing the siege of Troy, attributed to Homer and probably composed before 700 bc
Iliadic adj

Il•i•ad

(ˈɪl i əd)

n.
1. (italics) a Greek epic poem describing the siege of Troy, ascribed to Homer.
2. (often l.c.) a long series of woes and travails.
[< Latin Iliad-, s. of Ilias < Greek, =Ili(on) Troy + -as -ad1]
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Translations

Iliad

[ˈɪlɪæd] NIlíada f

Iliad

nIlias f, → Iliade f
References in classic literature ?
said D'Artagnan, whom anger began to take by the hair, as Minerva takes Achilles, in the ILLIAD.
With the Greek myths I've worked on, the Odyssey and the Illiad, they're dramatizations rather than translations, so it was a case of closing the books and reimagining scenes as dialogue.
Referencing the Illiad, she compares the loyalty of Achilles, the traditional warrior, with that of Hector, the contemporary, professional warrior.
This meant that libraries using ILLiad for interlibrary loan would need to purchase a separate ILLiad license and maintain a separate workflow for each symbol, as the ILLiad software cannot accommodate multiple OCLC symbols.
Such products, services and resources include: OCLC Connexion, the ILLiad Interlibrary Loan system, the Worldcat FirstSearch/Discovery interface, and EZ Proxy.
Stitching classical texts (from the Illiad to Snow White) with medical teachings, it's a book surreptitiously packed with information.
Their topics include ethnography in the Illiad, Homer's social-psychological spaces and places, uncertain geographies of female desire in the Hesiodic Catalogue: Atalanta, landscape markers and time in Quintus' Posthomerica, Nonnus' Dionysiaca and the boundaries of epic, wandering in the unknown from Delos to Latium, the topography of epic narratives in Ovid's Metaphorphoses, Lucan's catalogues and the landscape of war, and the Argo's maiden voyage from Europe into the unknown in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica.
We had it with Beowulf, the Greeks had it with the Illiad and the Odyssey, but the notion that there is this organic living culture is fasci- nating and alluring.
3 CABBAGE is mentioned in Homer's epic Greek poem The Illiad.
These Troy artifacts had become famous with the Illiad and discovered during the Ottoman period.
Most of the needed information had already been entered into records in the ILLiad ILL-management software program.