Title Profile & Character Information

The Iliad

Annotation
Epic masterpiece chronicles last days of Trojan War -- quarrel of Achilles and Agamemnon, siege of Troy, death of Hector, Trojan Horse, many other incidents and events. Celebrated Samuel Butler prose translation.

Characters
NameAchilles
GenderMale
OccupationWarrior
TraitGreek

NameHelen
GenderFemale
TraitsTrojan
Married

NameParis
GenderMale
TraitTrojan

NameHector
GenderMale
OccupationWarrior
TraitTrojan

NameMenelaus
GenderMale
TraitMarried

NamePriam, King of Troy
GenderMale
TraitFather

NameAgamemnon, King of the Achaians
GenderMale

GenreClassic
Epic
    --Heroic
Novel in verse
Mythology
Historical
War
Fiction
TopicsTrojan War
Gods and goddesses
Deception
Jealousy
War
Greek mythology
SettingTroy
Walled city