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Wrath Of Achilles, The: An Introduction To The Iliad; Embassy To Achilles, The

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02/27/1958

In this fourth episode, "Professor and Lowell Television Lecturer at Harvard University" I. A. Richards reads from book nine of his abridged translation of the Iliad, The Wrath of Achilles. As in the other episodes, Richards begins by introducing the book's major categories, illustrating them with Greek statues, images of which appear to his side. The episode's focus is the "mysterious power of Achilles," to whom Agamemnon appeals for assistance in the Trojan endeavor. Richards reads and comments on Agamemnon's "huge" offer to Achilles and the latter's refusal. Summary and select metadata for this record was submitted by John Marx & Mark Cooper. Based on the 1958 book The Wrath of Achilles, The Iliad of Homer by I.A. Richards.


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Series
Wrath Of Achilles, The: An Introduction To The Iliad
Program
Embassy To Achilles, The
Program Number

4

Series Description

Based on the 1958 book The Wrath of Achilles, The Illiad of Homer by I.A. Richards. Series release date: 1958

Program Description

Based on the 1958 book The Wrath of Achilles, The Illiad of Homer by I.A. Richards.

Duration

00:28:59

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Iliad
Richards, I. A. (Ivor Armstrong), 1893-1979
Trojan War
Sculpture, Greek
Troy
Homer
Boston, Massachusetts
Genres
Educational
Topics
Literature
Contributors
Richards, I. A. (Ivor Armstrong), 1893-1979 (Host)
Barlow, Lewis (Producer)
Publication Information
Courtesy of Thirteen/WNET New York and WGBH Boston
Citation
Chicago: “Wrath Of Achilles, The: An Introduction To The Iliad; Embassy To Achilles, The,” 02/27/1958, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2719BB2761A74B93A518C9DD9FD03167.
MLA: “Wrath Of Achilles, The: An Introduction To The Iliad; Embassy To Achilles, The.” 02/27/1958. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2719BB2761A74B93A518C9DD9FD03167>.
APA: Wrath Of Achilles, The: An Introduction To The Iliad; Embassy To Achilles, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2719BB2761A74B93A518C9DD9FD03167
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