This edition of Homer's Iliad is translated by Samuel Butler. It includes an introduction by the translator, a glossary of characters, and occasional black and white illustrations. This version of the Iliad is published by Memoria Press.
Covers Iliad Books 1 - 24 and Odyssey Books 1-24; one lesson per book. Appendices include a section on Genealogies (Trojans and Greeks), Friends & Foes of Iliad, Greek and Trojan characters, Weaponry & Armor in Homer, Ship Terminology, and Character References. The Teacher Book for this study is a wraparound format with reduced copies of a full-text answer key. Helps for the teacher include Background & Drill, Discussion Help, Questions to mark for Tests, Teacher Notes, and Essays & Assignments.
The DVDs add an extra in-class type of dimension to these studies. Professionally done, these compelling lectures from knowledgeable classical instructor Sean Brooks provide background and cultural depth. One other great side benefit of watching these lectures is that the correct pronunciation for all the characters and places in these books will no longer be a mystery.