The Iliad for Boys and Girls

Alfred John CHURCH (1829 - 1912)


Alfred J. Church wrote many books looking at classical literature, but is especially well known for his re-telling of classic books in a style so that younger readers may follow the story. The Iliad for Boys and Girls is a retelling of Homer’s Iliad, centred around the events of the siege of Troy during the final year. (Summary by Lizzie Driver)

Genre(s): Children's Fiction, Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales, Historical

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Of How the War with Troy Began Lizzie Driver
00:02:38
Play 02 The Quarrel Lizzie Driver
00:09:34
Play 03 What Thetis Did for Her Son Lizzie Driver
00:05:43
Play 04 The Duel of Paris and Menelaus Lizzie Driver
00:10:35
Play 05 How the Oath Was Broken Lizzie Driver
00:04:53
Play 06 The Great Deeds of Diomed Lizzie Driver
00:07:50
Play 07 Concerning Other Valiant Deeds Lizzie Driver
00:07:52
Play 08 Of Glaucus and Diomed Lizzie Driver
00:07:19
Play 09 Hector and Andromache Lizzie Driver
00:10:24
Play 10 How Hector and Ajax Fought Lizzie Driver
00:11:45
Play 11 The Battle on the Plain Lizzie Driver
00:18:02
Play 12 The Repentance of Agamemnon Lizzie Driver
00:09:00
Play 13 The Embassy to Achilles Lizzie Driver
00:13:00
Play 14 The Story of Old Phoenix Lizzie Driver
00:13:00
Play 15 The Adventure of Diomed and Ulysses Lizzie Driver
00:13:10
Play 16 The Wounding of the Chiefs Lizzie Driver
00:11:18
Play 17 The Battle at the Wall Lizzie Driver
00:11:54
Play 18 The Battle at the Ships Lizzie Driver
00:14:30
Play 19 The Deeds and Death of Patroclus Lizzie Driver
00:14:31
Play 20 The Rousing of Achilles Lizzie Driver
00:12:40
Play 21 The Making of the Arms Lizzie Driver
00:08:13
Play 22 The Quarrel Ended Lizzie Driver
00:06:20
Play 23 The Battle at the River Lizzie Driver
00:10:37
Play 24 The Slaying of Hector Lizzie Driver
00:16:31
Play 25 The Ransoming of Hector & The End of Troy Lizzie Driver
00:11:39