The Ancient Greek Literature

In the Greek history a huge amount of writings have been created and even today, 2500 years later, we can still enjoy many of them. Their writings are divided into different types:


Iliad by Homer

An epic poem in dactylic hexametres, probably written by Homer. Set in the times of the Trojan War (the ten-year siege of the city of Troy (Ilium) by a coalition of Greek states), the Iliad tells about the battles and events during the weeks of a quarrel between King Agamemnon and the warrior Achilles.


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