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The War at Troy

by Barry B. Powell

  • 193 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Xlibris Corporation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical fiction,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / Historical,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11869204M
    ISBN 101425722784
    ISBN 109781425722784

    The war has its roots in the wedding of King Peleus and the sea- nymph Thetis. When the gods decide not to invite Eris, she is angered and introduces Discord to the banquet hall in the form of a golden apple inscribed with the words “For the Fairest.”. The first two books deal with the myths that surround the Odysseus and the beginnings of the Trojan war. The third book focuses on the 10th and final year of the war. King Of Ithaca ()The Gates of Troy ()The Armour of Achilles) () The War at Troy. Lindsay Clarke too breathes vigorous new life into the myth's of Homer's Iliad through.

      Achilles: The Illiad. When the Iliad begins, the Trojan War has been going on for nine years. Achilles, the poem’s protagonist, has led one battle after another.   Read "The War at Troy (The Troy Quartet, Book 2)" by Lindsay Clarke available from Rakuten Kobo. PART TWO OF THE TROY QUARTET Bringing ancient myth to life with passion, humour, and humanity, Lindsay Clarke vividly re Brand: Harpercollins Publishers.

    THE WAR AT TROY speaks to a world still racked by violent conflict in ways which address important aspects of our own experience while at the same time providing imaginative access to the rich store of mythology which is our heritage from the ancient world/5(22). Troy is a epic historical war drama film directed by Wolfgang Petersen and written by David ed by units in Malta, Mexico and Britain's Shepperton Studios, the film features an ensemble cast led by Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, and Orlando is loosely based on Homer's Iliad in its narration of the entire story of the decade-long Trojan War—condensed into little more Based on: Iliad, by Homer.


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(Troy #1) Vigorous new life is breathed into the myth's of Homer's Iliad in Lindsay Clarke's new dramatic retelling of the wars fought for the Bronze Age City of Troy.

Paris and Helen, Agamemnon and Clytaemnestra, Achilles, Odysseus and Hector are skilfully rejuvenated in this startlingly contemporary drama of the passions/5.

The War at Troy is an ambitious undertaking. That people are still fascinated by Homer's tales is a testament to how complex The War at Troy book exciting they remain. Lindsay Clarke takes on a daring assingment with "The War at Troy.". By taking on Greek myths that have been the cornerstone of "Western Civ" since, well, /5(14).

Within the pages of War at Troy Lindsay Clarke further distills the conflict into a form focusing almost entirely on the human drama. Save for their role as instigators and agitators most of the whims and more importantly the occasional direct action of the deities of the Grecian pantheon 4/4(9).

The War at Troy by Quintus of Smyrna was written in the third century AD and bridges the narrative gap between Homer's Iliad and Odyssey. Starting where the narrative left off, Quintus describes the various battles surrounding Troy and the destruction of /5. Vigorous new The War at Troy book is breathed into the myth's of Homer's Iliad in Lindsay Clarke's new dramatic retelling of the wars fought for the Bronze Age City of Troy.

Paris and Helen, Agamemnon and Clytaemnestra, Achilles, Odysseus and Hector are skilfully rejuvenated in this startlingly contemporary drama of the passions/5(14). The War at Troy [Clarke, Lindsay] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The War at Troy/5(14). The War at Troy (The Troy Quartet, Book 2) - Kindle edition by Clarke, Lindsay.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The War at Troy (The Troy Quartet, Book 2)/5(14).

THE WAR AT TROY speaks to a world still racked by violent conflict in ways which address important aspects of our own experience while at the same time providing imaginative access to the rich store of mythology which is our heritage from the ancient : HarperCollins UK. Bringing ancient myth to life with passion, humour, and humanity, Lindsay Clarke vividly retells the story of Troy and of the heroes who fought there.

Enraged by the betrayal of Helen and Paris, Menelaus and his brother, the High King Agamemnon, gather their allies and set out to conquer the city of Troy.

Synopsis. Vigorous new life is breathed into the myth's of Homer's Iliad in Lindsay Clarke's new dramatic retelling of the wars fought for the Bronze Age City of Troy. Paris and Helen, Agamemnon and Clytaemnestra, Achilles, Odysseus and Hector are skilfully rejuvenated in this startlingly contemporary drama of the passions/5(22).

The story of the Trojan War—the Bronze Age conflict between the kingdoms of Troy and Mycenaean Greece–straddles the history and mythology of ancient Greece and inspired the greatest writers of. The war at Troy. [Lindsay Clarke] -- ""The people who lived in those days were closer to gods than we are, and great deeds and marvels were commoner then, which is why the stories we have from them are nobler and richer than our own.

Vigorous new life is breathed into the myth's of Homer's Iliad in Lindsay Clarke's new dramatic retelling of the wars fought for the Bronze Age City of Troy. Paris and Helen, Agamemnon and Clytaemnestra, Achilles, Odysseus and Hector are skilfully rejuvenated in this startlingly contemporary drama of the passions.

`I found The War at Troy a triumph of retelling the ancient story of the siege and its aftermath, a readable and freshened version that keeps one turning the pages'Alan Sillitoe 'an engaging retelling of the whole story, neatly blending mythic archaism with modern psychodrama and satire.'Guardian `I'm awed by the web you've spun.

Lindsay Clarke is a British novelist. He was educated at Heath Grammar School in Halifax and at King's College Cambridge. He worked in education for many years, in Africa, America and the UK, before becoming a full-time writer. He currently lives in Somerset with his wife, Phoebe Clare, who is a ceramic artist/5.

Troy is a young adult novel by Adèle Geras, published in It is based on events in The Iliad, incorporating original stories set in the heart of the city towards the end of the Trojan War.

The novel was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Award and the Guardian Award. THE-WAR-AT-TROY Download The-war-at-troy ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to THE-WAR-AT-TROY book pdf for free now. The War At Troy The Troy Quartet Book 2.

Author: Lindsay Clarke ISBN: Genre: Fiction File Size: MB. Odysseus saw many dead notables there, including many of his companions at Troy. With his new knowledge he returned to Circe, who showed him how to get safely past the Sirens.

When Odysseus neared the island of the Sirens he had his men fill their ears with wax, for the singing of the Sirens lured sailors to their deaths on the rocks. In the five book epic Aethiopis, which was part of the Epic Cycle (or Cycle of Troy) on the Trojan War, the coming to Troy of Penthesilea and Memnon was described in detail.

The Aethiopis was published in the 8th century BC and is attributed to Arctinus of main character of the epic is Achilles, who fights Penthesilea and Memnon before he is himself killed. The Trojan War, fought between Greeks and the defenders of the city of Troy in Anatolia sometime in the late Bronze Age, has grabbed the imagination for millennia.A conflict between Mycenaeans and Hittites may well have occurred, but its representation in epic literature such as Homer’s Iliad is almost certainly more myth than reality.

Nevertheless, it has defined. These works told the story of a year war between Greece and Troy, fought by such timeless characters as the kings Priam and Agamemnon, the warriors brave Hector and mighty Achilles, and the.The War at Troy by Lindsay Clarke avg. rating Ratings Vigorous new life is breathed into the myth's of Homer's Iliad in Lindsay Clarke's new dramatic retelling of the wars fought for the Bronze Age City of Troy.It is the year B.C.

during the late Bronze age. Two emerging nations begin to clash after Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband, Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was taken by the Trojans, he asks his brother Agamemnon to help him get her back.