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Iliad definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

IL'IAD, n. [from Ilium, Ilion, Troy.] An epic poem, composed by Homer, in twenty four books. The subject of this poem is the wrath of Achilles; in describing which,the poet exhibits the miserable effects of disunion and public dissensions. Hence the phrase, Ilias malorum, an Iliad of woes or calamities, a world of disasters.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the siege of Troy

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Iliad, ancient Greek epic poem attributed to Homer, from Latin Iliad-, Ilias, from Greek, from Ilion Troy Date: 1603 1. a. a series of miseries or disastrous events b. a series of exploits regarded as suitable for an epic 2. a long narrative; especially an epic in the Homeric tradition Iliadic adjective



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