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Description - Black Ships Before Troy by Rosemary Sutcliff

The Story of the Iliad Homer's epic poem, The Illiad, is one of the greatest adventure stories of all time. In it, the abduction of the legendary beauty, Helen of Troy, leads to a conflict in which even the gods and goddesses take sides and intervene. It is in the Trojan War that the most valiant heroes of the ancient world are pitted against one another. Here Hectore, Ajax, Achilles, and Odysseus meet their most formidable challenges and in some casas their tragic ends. Rosemary Sutcliff makes such extraordinary stories as those of those Trojan horse, of Aphrodite and the golden apple, and of the fearsome warrior women Amazons, accessible to contemporary young people. From the Hardcover edition.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781417715954
ISBN-10: 1417715952
Format: Hardback
(173mm x 109mm x 15mm)
Pages: 151
Imprint: Turtleback Books
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Publish Date: 13-Dec-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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