Video: Homer's Iliad anticipated modern themes of war

Caroline Alexander, author of "The War that Killed Achilles, The True Story of the Iliad," shares with IF her assessment of the Trojan War and explains how modern warfare is prefigured in the pages of Homer's epic.

Another in a series of IdeaFestival Conversations, this video, the first from 2010 presenters, may be found on IdeaFestivalTV as well.

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