Troy: The Epic Battle as Told in Homer's Iliad.

Butler, Samuel (ed.).

Picture of Troy: The Epic Battle as Told in Homer's Iliad.
Butler's translation of Homer's original is famous, and makes the epic story easy for a new generation of readers. Read about the beautiful Helen of Troy, her lover Paris, Agamemnon, the ill-fated Achilles, and the famous hollow wooden horse.


SKU: 9780008275952


HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. When Paris falls in love with legendary beauty Helen of Troy, the devastating effects of their affair on their families and fellow citizens are unimaginable. Battle lines are drawn, alliances are forged, and as the Greeks and Trojans march into battle, the resilience and humanity of all will be tested. In his epic story of divine ego, human frailty, and the ravages of war, Homer created an unforgettable cast of characters, whose moral dilemmas and heroic deeds will stay with readers long past the final pages of this book. Samuel Butler's famous prose translation of Homer's original brings the epic to an entirely new generation of readers.

Book Details

Author Butler, Samuel (ed.).
Format PB
Series Title Collins Classics
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint William Collins
Number of Pages 356
Publish Date 22/03/2018
Catalogue Jul19
Catalogue book number 201