© 1999-2007 Reunited Artists (Smylie, Wietor, Katz, Douglas).
graphics, captions, sound fx and mix, Flash, ShockWave,
animation, concept, voice, music bk. 21 - 23, poetry and song book 23
concept bk. 1 - 9 cover pg. bk. 16, 17
interpretation, voice, & poetry bk. 10 - 22
overtures and sound mixing bk. 14 - 20
bk. 6, p. 9
sounds and poetry bk. 8 & 9 title pages
and scene design, bk. 21
maintenance, data communications
beta & logistical advice
The Trojan War took place sometime between 1300 and 1200 BCE.
About 800 BCE, Homer translated the cycle of songs, which existed in native oral narrative and tradition, to an epic composition called,
The Iliad. Although it covers only a few days in the history of that war, all the elements are woven together in a complex story of the life and the
ethos of an Heroic Age.
Our goal now is to translate this epic from text onto a computer screen, using
Homer's The Iliad Translated by Robert Fitzgerald and The Iliad, The Story of AchillÍs, Translated by
W.H.D. Rouse have been used as guides.
Please note, each book and page of this multimedia work is
equipped with links to Homer's The Iliad, as Translated
by Samuel Butler. The Butler version is an old translation
which is in the public domain. Butler's edition uses
8 onwards requires a Flash plugin and a sound card. Most browsers
have a Flash plugin but a free updated 383 K version can be
downloaded (1 min @ 56 baud), click on:
you do not have the proper plugin when it is required, you
will be automatically requested to direct your browser to
the Macromedia free plugin download site.
Dates of completion
|Books 2 - 6
|Books 7 - 15
|Books 16 & 17
|Books 18 & 19
|Book 22 & 23
Iliad represents an evolution of internet media. As new programs and techniques were made available they were applied to the project.