Example sentences for: iliad

How can you use “iliad” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Though it is no Iliad , all young spellers know the rhyme mnemonic

  • Raphael is well represented by a stately Veiled Woman (Hall 8, Jupiter), a classic Madonna of the Chair and Maddalena Doni (Hall 9, Saturn), deliberately imitating the pose of Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, and Pregnant Women (Hall 10, Iliad).

  • Robert Fagles, a Princeton classicist, translated The Iliad in 1990 and sold an astonishing 140,000 paperback copies of his version.

  • Schliemann, who discovered the site of Troy, used the evidence in Homer's Iliad to determine his digging site, where any ruins had long since disappeared from view.

  • 400); the city of King Priam, described in the Iliad and the Odyssey, is thought to be either Troy VI, which was destroyed by an earthquake in 1275 b.c. , or its successor Troy VIIa.

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