Posts Tagged ‘The moral of the Iliad’

Better to Give?

Posted by John Lindsay on 30th September 2018 in News

Homer’s Iliad told the tale of the Trojan war which was supposed to have occurred some 3,200 years ago. According to the tale, Troy was notably better than its opposition in every way, especially in the area of fortification. Nevertheless, the Greeks, through some ingenuity, sacked the Trojans and the rest is mythology. Whether the Trojan war actually occurred at this point is probably irrelevant, however, what can be gleaned from Homer’s writing may still be significant today. Read the rest of this entry »