The Iliad !The Iliad !
By: Michael & JessicaBy: Michael & Jessica
The Major CharactersThe Major Characters
The Achaeans a.k.a the HellenesThe Achaeans a.k.a the Hellenes
 Agamemnon: King ...
The Trojan MenThe Trojan Men
 Hector: Son of King PriamHector: Son of King Priam
 Paris: Helen’s lover-abductorParis: He...
The Trojan WarThe Trojan War
The Trojan War was against the city Troy by the AchaeansThe Trojan War was against the city T...
Warfare Of The IliadWarfare Of The Iliad
Despite Mycnenae and Troy being maritime powers, theDespite Mycnenae and Troy bei...
Warfare Of The IliadWarfare Of The Iliad
Warfare Of The IliadWarfare Of The Iliad
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The iliad by Jessica

  1. 1. The Iliad !The Iliad ! By: Michael & JessicaBy: Michael & Jessica
  2. 2. The Major CharactersThe Major Characters The Achaeans a.k.a the HellenesThe Achaeans a.k.a the Hellenes  Agamemnon: King of Mycenae; leader of the GreeksAgamemnon: King of Mycenae; leader of the Greeks  Achilles: Leader of MyrmidonsAchilles: Leader of Myrmidons  Odysseus: King of IthacaOdysseus: King of Ithaca  Aias: Son of TelamonAias: Son of Telamon  Menelaus: King of SpartaMenelaus: King of Sparta  Patroclus: Achilles closest companionPatroclus: Achilles closest companion
  3. 3. The Trojan MenThe Trojan Men  Hector: Son of King PriamHector: Son of King Priam  Paris: Helen’s lover-abductorParis: Helen’s lover-abductor  Dolon: A spy upon the Greek campDolon: A spy upon the Greek camp  Agenor: King Priam’s advisor who argues for returningAgenor: King Priam’s advisor who argues for returning Helen to end the warHelen to end the war
  4. 4. The Trojan WarThe Trojan War The Trojan War was against the city Troy by the AchaeansThe Trojan War was against the city Troy by the Achaeans after Paris of Troy took Helen from her husbandafter Paris of Troy took Helen from her husband Menelaus, the King of Sparta.Menelaus, the King of Sparta.
  5. 5. Warfare Of The IliadWarfare Of The Iliad Despite Mycnenae and Troy being maritime powers, theDespite Mycnenae and Troy being maritime powers, the Iliad features no battles. So the Trojan shipwright (of theIliad features no battles. So the Trojan shipwright (of the ship that transported Helen to Troy) Phereculs, fightsship that transported Helen to Troy) Phereculs, fights afoot, as an infantryman. The battle dress and armour ofafoot, as an infantryman. The battle dress and armour of hero and soldier are well describe. The enter battle inhero and soldier are well describe. The enter battle in chariots, lunching javelins into the enemies ofchariots, lunching javelins into the enemies of formations, the dismount – for hand combat with swordformations, the dismount – for hand combat with sword and a shoulder-borne hoplon. (shield) The Ajax, theand a shoulder-borne hoplon. (shield) The Ajax, the greater son, of Telamon, sports a large, rectangulargreater son, of Telamon, sports a large, rectangular sheild which he protects himself and Teucer, his brother.sheild which he protects himself and Teucer, his brother.
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