The Resource The Iliad, retold by Gillian Cross ; illustrated by Neil Packer

The Iliad, retold by Gillian Cross ; illustrated by Neil Packer

Label
The Iliad
Title
The Iliad
Statement of responsibility
retold by Gillian Cross ; illustrated by Neil Packer
Creator
Contributor
Author
Author
Illustrator
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • An illustrated adaptation of Homer's classic traces the rivalry between two powerful Greek leaders for the hand of a beautiful woman against the backdrop of the Trojan War
  • "Gillian Cross's fine retelling of Homer's epic story captures all the heroism and savagery of war and shows why the 'Iliad' has been called the first tragedy and the greatest literary achievement of Greek civilization"--Front jacket flap
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cross, Gillian
Dewey number
883/.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Middle School
  • 710L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PA4025.Z4
LC item number
C76 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Packer, Neil
  • Homer
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Achilles
  • Achilles
  • Epic poetry, Greek
  • Heroes
  • Kings and rulers
  • Battles
  • Deception
  • Gods
  • Epic poetry, Greek
  • Heroes
  • Kings and rulers
  • Battles
  • Deception
  • Gods
  • Troy (Extinct city)
  • Troy (Extinct city)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Iliad, retold by Gillian Cross ; illustrated by Neil Packer
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The golden apple -- The quarrel -- Inside the walls of Troy -- Single combat -- Paris makes an offer and the Greeks make a wall -- Greeks on the run -- Pleading with Achilles -- Spies -- Disaster for the Greeks -- The gods interfere -- Patroclus in disguise -- Patroclus meets his fate -- The wonderful armor -- Achilles goes into battle -- The gods join in -- Fighting the river -- Hector's last stand -- Honor and dishonor -- Epilogue
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First U. S. edition.
Extent
151 pages
Isbn
9780763678326
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • ocn900179874
  • 704905
Label
The Iliad, retold by Gillian Cross ; illustrated by Neil Packer
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The golden apple -- The quarrel -- Inside the walls of Troy -- Single combat -- Paris makes an offer and the Greeks make a wall -- Greeks on the run -- Pleading with Achilles -- Spies -- Disaster for the Greeks -- The gods interfere -- Patroclus in disguise -- Patroclus meets his fate -- The wonderful armor -- Achilles goes into battle -- The gods join in -- Fighting the river -- Hector's last stand -- Honor and dishonor -- Epilogue
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
First U. S. edition.
Extent
151 pages
Isbn
9780763678326
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
System control number
  • ocn900179874
  • 704905

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