Translating 'The Iliad'

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Translating 'The Iliad'

Post by Erik_Kowal » Tue Sep 11, 2018 1:53 am

Ever wondered why Homer's story is called The Iliad?

Ilium was another name for Troy, and the -ad suffix means "the story of". So if you translate the title into English, The Iliad could actually be rendered as Troy Story.
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