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Spectacular and constantly surprising Ken Burns Written with the authority of a scholar and the vigor of a bestselling narrative historian The War That Killed Achilles is a superb and utterly timely presentation of one of the timeless stories of Western civilization As she did in The Endurance and The Bounty New York Times bestselling author Caroline Alexander has taken apart a narrative we think we know and put it back together in a way that lets us see its true power In the process she reveals the intended theme of Homer's masterwork the tragic lessons of war and its enduring devastation.

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8 thoughts on “The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War

  1. B. Chandler B. Chandler says:

    PDF/EPUB The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's ✓ anglo saxon.co that pdf, killed book, achilles: ebok, true mobile, story epub, homer's download, iliad free, trojan free, The War pdf, That Killed mobile, That Killed Achilles: The ebok, War That Killed mobile, War That Killed Achilles: The download, The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War KindleThe first thing that we were taught in the military is that no two wars of the same There are similarities which makes it worth reading the history of war but one does not want to be caught up in history and miss the new opportunities“The war that killed Achilles” by Caroline Alexander is just that it’s a book on war The advantages and disadvantages on a personal level It just happens to use Homer’s Iliad and other sources of the Trojan War to bring home these pointsCaroline’s thr


  2. Ian Gordon Malcomson Ian Gordon Malcomson says:

    PDF/EPUB The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's ✓ anglo saxon.co that pdf, killed book, achilles: ebok, true mobile, story epub, homer's download, iliad free, trojan free, The War pdf, That Killed mobile, That Killed Achilles: The ebok, War That Killed mobile, War That Killed Achilles: The download, The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War KindleMany of us have grown up knowing the main details behind Homer's Iliad and Odyssey so why indulge in a modern interpretation of the events when the original aptly speaks for itself? The answer is simple Caroline Alexander a modern classics scholar and noted biographer has produced with the help of key portions of the Iliad a very readable and instructive account of the Trojan Wars based on


  3. John F. Bligh John F. Bligh says:

    PDF/EPUB The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's ✓ anglo saxon.co that pdf, killed book, achilles: ebok, true mobile, story epub, homer's download, iliad free, trojan free, The War pdf, That Killed mobile, That Killed Achilles: The ebok, War That Killed mobile, War That Killed Achilles: The download, The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War KindleIf I am not mistaken there is one serious misinterpretation in this otherwise helpful book On p 98 after uoting Achilles' reply to Odysseus in Iliad 9378 430 with some omissions the author comments Life is precious than glory; this is the unheroic truth disclosed by the greatest warrior at Troy But this is not what Achilles says nor is it what he thinks Knowing from his mother that if he fights he will soon die he refuses to be bribed by any amount of wealth to return to the fighting What is the use of wealth he says if you don`t live to enjoy it? But he does not say that nothing whatever will persuade him to return to the fighting His secret plan is to wait till the Greeks are in the direst of straits and then win everlasting glory for himself by returning to the fight and snatching a last minute victory out of the jaws o


  4. Nicholas Casley Nicholas Casley says:

    PDF/EPUB The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's ✓ anglo saxon.co that pdf, killed book, achilles: ebok, true mobile, story epub, homer's download, iliad free, trojan free, The War pdf, That Killed mobile, That Killed Achilles: The ebok, War That Killed mobile, War That Killed Achilles: The download, The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War KindleIn her preface Caroline Alexander writes that Now as at any time Homer's masterpiece is an epic for our time The desire to reflect the events of the `Iliad' into contemporary times whether they be Afghanistan Ira Vietnam or the trenches of the First World War is not new of course and each generation will use its take on Homer's epic to suit its present agenda Alexander is no exception with apposite remarks on these later conflicts being made where appropriate but these are couched within what seems to me to be the book's primary objective namely to retell the story of the `Iliad' and be a guide to the new reader of Homer or to the less than knowledgeable reader I came to Homer via Michael Wood's book and TV series on the T


  5. The Keen Reader The Keen Reader says:

    PDF/EPUB The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's ✓ anglo saxon.co that pdf, killed book, achilles: ebok, true mobile, story epub, homer's download, iliad free, trojan free, The War pdf, That Killed mobile, That Killed Achilles: The ebok, War That Killed mobile, War That Killed Achilles: The download, The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War KindleHaving read The Iliad Latti's translation once through I then read this book It also uses Latti's translation and intersperses parts of the Iliad into a narrative which describes as it analyses the action in the epic poem The author clearly has a love of the Iliad and of Greek heroic poetry and uses her knowledge and skill to weave a story that read together with the Iliad offers the reader a fuller understanding and context of the whole tragedy that was IlionThis is a great book; it can be read alone or used as I did with Latti's translation of the Iliad to assist the reader in really getting `under the skin' of the story; this way the reader really gains from the story as a whole understanding some of


  6. F. Papadopoulos F. Papadopoulos says:

    PDF/EPUB The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's ✓ anglo saxon.co that pdf, killed book, achilles: ebok, true mobile, story epub, homer's download, iliad free, trojan free, The War pdf, That Killed mobile, That Killed Achilles: The ebok, War That Killed mobile, War That Killed Achilles: The download, The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War KindleBeing interested in the classics for some decades I thought I knew what to expect when purchasing this book; I didn't Achilles emerges as a film noire hero morally defective


  7. Fernando Bello Fernando Bello says:

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  8. Paranago Paranago says:

    PDF/EPUB The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's ✓ anglo saxon.co that pdf, killed book, achilles: ebok, true mobile, story epub, homer's download, iliad free, trojan free, The War pdf, That Killed mobile, That Killed Achilles: The ebok, War That Killed mobile, War That Killed Achilles: The download, The War That Killed Achilles: The True Story of Homer's Iliad and the Trojan War KindleI loved the author's book on the Bounty mutiny but I found this very dull in comparison One can't fault the research but it didn't really shine much light on the subject IMHO


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